Quality and Legitimacy of Global Governance: Case Lessons from Forestry

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byTimothy Cadman

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As the international community struggles with major issues such as deforestation, it is increasingly turning to sustainable development and market-based mechanisms to tackle environmental problems. Focusing on forestry, this book investigates the legitimacy of global forums and evaluates the quality of global governance in the current era.

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As the international community struggles with major issues such as deforestation, it is increasingly turning to sustainable development and market-based mechanisms to tackle environmental problems. Focusing on forestry, this book investigates the legitimacy of global forums and evaluates the quality of global governance in the current ...

TIM CADMAN is a Sustainable Business Fellow in the School of Accounting, Economic and Finance of the Faculty of Business at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Australia. He is Research Fellow of the Earth Systems Governance network and Member of the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development. He specia...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.32 × 5.7 × 1 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230243584

ISBN - 13:9780230243583

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Governance and Forest Management
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
ISO, TC207 and the 14000 Series
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC)
United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF)
Comparative Analysis
Conclusions


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"An innovative and outstanding piece of scholarship on forest policy, environmental politics, international relations and democracy. Written in a lively and engaging style, this study makes a major contribution to governance theory."-- Dr David Humphreys, The Open University, UK