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Engaging Countries: Strengthening Compliance with International Environmental Accords (Global Environmental Accord)

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Treaties and other international accords are a primary means of dealing with environmental problems involving two or more countries. Despite this, we know very little about what happens after states sign and become parties to such accords. This study systematically examines how states implement and comply with international environmental accords. The culmination of a massive theoretically based empirical research project, it shows how and why implementation and compliance vary among countries and treaties and change over time. It also analyzes the factors that affect the extent of compliance and offers prescriptions for strengthening national compliance with international accords.The book focuses on compliance in eight countries (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Hungary, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United States) and the European Union and on five major accords: the UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the International Maritime Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters (1972), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (1973), the International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983), and the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987). This pioneering venture will be a major resource for scholars interested in compliance in general, in international environmental issues, and in international law.Contributors : Laszlo Bencze, Erach Bharucha, Piers Blaikie, Stephen Bunker, Abram Chayes, Antonia Handler Chayes, James Clem, Ellen Comisso, Murillo de Aragão, Elizabeth Economy, James V. Feinerman, Koichiro Fujikura, Michael J. Glennon, Peter Hardi, Ronald J. Herring, Philipp M. Hildebrand, Harold K. Jacobson, Sheila Jasanoff, Timothy Kessler, Ronald B. Mitchell, Elena Nikitina, Michel Oksenberg, Alberta M. Sbragia, John Mope Simo, Alison L. Stewart, David Vogel, Edith Brown Weiss, William Zimmerman.

Synopsis:

The book focuses on compliance in eight countries (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Hungary, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United States) and the European Union and on five major accords: the UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the International Maritime Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters (1972), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (1973), the International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983), and the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987). This pioneering venture will be a major resource for scholars interested in compliance in general, in international environmental issues, and in international law.

Synopsis:

This study systematically examines how states implement and comply with international environmental accords.

Synopsis:

This study systematically examines how states implement and comply with international environmental accords. The culmination of a massive theoretically based empirical research project, it shows how and why implementation and compliance vary among countries and treaties and change over time. It also analyzes the factors that affect the extent of compliance and offers prescriptions for strengthening national compliance with international accords.The book focuses on compliance in eight countries (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Hungary, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United States) and the European Union and on five major accords: the UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the International Maritime Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters (1972), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (1973), the International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983), and the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987). This pioneering venture will be a major resource for scholars interested in compliance in general, in international environmental issues, and in international law.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262731324
Subtitle:
Strengthening Compliance with International Environmental Accords
Editor:
Weiss, Edith B.
Editor:
Weiss, Edith B.
Editor:
Jacobson, Harold K.
Author:
Weiss, Edith B.
Author:
Jacobson, Harold K.
Author:
Weiss, Edith Brown
Editor:
Jacobson, Harold K.
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental policy
Subject:
International
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Treaties
Subject:
International organization
Subject:
Environmental law, international
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
International Relations - Treaties
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Global Environmental Accord: Strategies for Sustainability and Institutional Innovation Engaging
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
20000724
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , The book focuses on compliance in eight countries (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Hungary, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United States) and the European Union and on five major accords: the UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the International Maritime Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters (1972), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (1973), the International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983), and the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987). This pioneering venture will be a major resource for scholars interested in compliance in general, in international environmental issues, and in international law.
"Synopsis" by , This study systematically examines how states implement and comply with international environmental accords.
"Synopsis" by , This study systematically examines how states implement and comply with international environmental accords. The culmination of a massive theoretically based empirical research project, it shows how and why implementation and compliance vary among countries and treaties and change over time. It also analyzes the factors that affect the extent of compliance and offers prescriptions for strengthening national compliance with international accords.The book focuses on compliance in eight countries (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Hungary, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United States) and the European Union and on five major accords: the UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the International Maritime Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters (1972), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (1973), the International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983), and the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987). This pioneering venture will be a major resource for scholars interested in compliance in general, in international environmental issues, and in international law.
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