Environmental Policies in the Third World: A Comparative Analysis

Hardcover | February 1, 1995

EditorO. P. Dwivedi, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi

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Analyzes environmental problems and policies in developing countries around the world and discusses new prospects for international cooperation and funding. Considers hard political choices, who is to blame for environmental decay, who should pay to overcome problems, and how policies should be administered. Experts from different countries offer their perspectives about the role of multilateral agencies, the North-South dimensions of environmental problems since 1972, internal and external factors that have affected Third World development, new measures and opportunities since the Rio Summit conference, and case studies of representative countries--India, China, Indonesia, Africa, Nigeria, Chile, and Mexico. A bibliography enhances this authoritative study for the use of political scientists, economists, and public administrators, for teachers, students, and professionals.

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Analyzes environmental problems and policies in developing countries around the world and discusses new prospects for international cooperation and funding. Considers hard political choices, who is to blame for environmental decay, who should pay to overcome problems, and how policies should be administered. Experts from different coun...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.54 × 6.37 × 0.94 inPublished:February 1, 1995Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:031329397X

ISBN - 13:9780313293979

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?n this anthology, editors O.P. Dwivedi and Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi present sound analyses of national-level environmental policy in several Third World countries: India, China, Indonesia, Nigeria, Chile, and Mexico...The study of comparative environmental politics and policies promises many rewards: clear lessons and models that could save fledgling environmental agencies from painful mistakes; greater understanding of domestic positions in international environmental negotiations; and dependable regulatory information relevant to foreign investors.... the book provides fertile ground for the new field of comparative environmental politics.?-Environment