Confronting Environmental Change in East and Southeast Asia: Eco-Politics, Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development : Eco-politics, Foreign Policy, And Sustainable Development (Paperback) - Harris, Paul G. (EDT)/ Harris, Paul (EDT)

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Concise, hard-hitting essays by a group of international experts and scholars that address the politics and policy of environmental change and sustainable development in East and Southeast Asia. The book pays particular attention to the ways in which foreign policy and international relations theories help explain ecopolitics and sustainable development in the region. Case studies cover environmental diplomacy in East Asia and strategies for sustainable development in Southeast Asia, including Japanese environmental policy, Chinas climate change diplomacy, the role of NGOs in shaping Thailands policies on biodiversity, international assistance and marine environmental protection in Vietnam, sustainable development policy in Taiwan, and the role of community-based conflict management in environmental protection efforts in Papua New Guinea. Contributors include Jonathan Harrington (Troy State University), Paul G. Harris (Lingnan University, Hong Kong), Phillip Scott Jones (University of Wolverhampton, UK), Yuka Kobayashi (St. Antony's College, Oxford), Tran Dinh Lan (Hai Phong Institute of Oceanology, Vietnam), Ho-Ching Lee (Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan), Tse-Kang Leng (National Chengchi University, Taiwan), Pham Van Luong (Hai Phong Institute of Oceanology, Vietnam), Mika Mervi (University of Shimane, Japan), Hiroshi Ohta (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan), Jak Sangchai (Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Judith Shapiro (American University), Wen-chen Shih (National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan), and Peter Stoett (Concordia University, Montreal).

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Publisher United Nations University Press
Mfg Part# 9789280811131
SKU 30907076
Format Paperback
ISBN10 9280811134
Release Date 12/3/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.5T
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Editors Note This sixth volume from the Project on Environmental Change and Foreign Policy, which is devoted to understanding the role of foreign policy in efforts to preserve the environment and natural resources, is part of a second phase of the project focusing on East Asia. Political and environmental scientists from Asia and North America explore such topics as Japan and global climate change, and Mekong river politics and environmental security. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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