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The Resource From precaution to profit : contemporary challenges to environmental protection in the Montreal Potocol, Brian J. Gareau

From precaution to profit : contemporary challenges to environmental protection in the Montreal Potocol, Brian J. Gareau

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From precaution to profit : contemporary challenges to environmental protection in the Montreal Potocol
Title
From precaution to profit
Title remainder
contemporary challenges to environmental protection in the Montreal Potocol
Statement of responsibility
Brian J. Gareau
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Language
eng
Summary
"This book challenges the oft-cited belief that the Montreal Protocol remains an exemplary global environmental agreement. Through a sociological analysis of the political decision-making process and controversies generated at Montreal Protocol meetings, the book documents new ways global environmental governance is organized based on neoliberal ideals. The book shows how neoliberalism - as a dominant discourse and economic practice - has become increasingly embedded in the Montreal Protocol, and how global powers are able to act protectionist amid that discourse. The book demonstrates how recent controversies involve much more than just economic protectionism per se; it also involves the protection of the legitimacy of certain forms of scientific knowledge. It traces the rise of a new form of disagreement between global powers, members of the scientific community, civil society and agro-industry groups, signaling the negative impact of neoliberal policies on ozone politics and global environmental governance more broadly. The book reveals how global civil society groups involved in the Montreal Protocol are affected by the neoliberal discourse, which has left them relatively ineffective in their efforts to push for environmental protection"--
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
From precaution to profit : contemporary challenges to environmental protection in the Montreal Potocol, Brian J. Gareau
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From precaution to profit : contemporary challenges to environmental protection in the Montreal Potocol, Brian J. Gareau
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt32bdkf
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Transitioning from precaution to profit in global environmental governance -- pt. II. The methyl bromide controversy
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Extent
1 online resource (xix, 362 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283915335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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remote

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