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Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Friedrich Schneider, Andrea Kollmann, and Johanne Reichl (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029247
eISBN:
9780262329736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029247.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Economists have long argued that market-based instruments such as, environmental taxes, and emission trading systems, are the superior way to offset the negative externalities of any kind of economic ... More

The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Bruno Perreau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Politics of Adoption argues that adoption is not a mere family question. It conveys a model of citizenship. Policies, jurisprudence, and social work define an ideal image of parenthood in the ... More

Poverty, Inequality, and Policy in Latin America

Poverty, Inequality, and Policy in Latin America

Stephan Klasen and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113243
eISBN:
9780262255400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113243.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

High inequality in incomes and assets and persistent poverty continue to plague Latin America and remain a central economic policy challenge for Latin American policymakers. At the same time, ... More

The Power of Words in International RelationsBirth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Charlotte Epstein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the second half of the twentieth century, worldwide attitudes toward whaling shifted from widespread acceptance to moral censure. Why? Whaling, once as important to the global economy as oil is ... More

Reclaiming the Atmospheric CommonsThe Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Leigh Raymond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034746
eISBN:
9780262336161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons explains recent changes in emissions trading policy to address climate change with a new theory of sudden policy change. The new theory of “normative reframing” ... More

Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods

Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, and Bernd Siebenhüner (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017244
eISBN:
9780262301213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Global public goods (GPGs)—the economic term for a broad range of goods and services that benefit everyone, including a stable climate, public health, and economic security—pose notable governance ... More

The Regulation of International TradeGATT

The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Petros C. Mavroidis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was created alongside other towering achievements of the post-World War II era, including the United Nations, the World Bank, and the International ... More

The Regulation of International TradeThe WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods

The Regulation of International Trade: The WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods

Petros C. Mavroidis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029995
eISBN:
9780262333719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) has extended its institutional arsenal since the Kennedy round in the early 1960s. The current institutional design is the outcome of the Uruguay ... More

Rethinking ViolenceStates and Non-State Actors in Conflict

Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict

Erica Chenoweth and Adria Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014205
eISBN:
9780262266086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

States, nationalist movements, and ethnic groups in conflict with one another are often forced to choose between violent and nonviolent strategies. Although major wars between sovereign states have ... More

Science in Environmental PolicyThe Politics of Objective Advice

Science in Environmental Policy: The Politics of Objective Advice

Ann Campbell Keller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013123
eISBN:
9780262258982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Scientists often bring issues to the policy agenda, translating scientific questions into everyday language and political terms. When Roger Revelle characterized the Earth as “a spaceship” in ... More

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