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Accountability Mechanisms

Mark T. Buntaine.

in Giving Aid Effectively

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 12441 words.

Sourcing information about the outcomes of projects from local people might provide an alternative pathway to better performance and more selective decisions about the allocation of...

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Addressing the Problem of Performance

Mark T. Buntaine.

in Giving Aid Effectively

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 8798 words.

This chapter presents the principal-agent framework that will serve as the basis for the empirical research in the following chapters. Although a great deal of theoretical development has...

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Administrative Procedures

Mark T. Buntaine.

in Giving Aid Effectively

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 16040 words.

In response to failures to protect local people from environmental harm in development projects, the multilateral development banks established safeguard procedures. These procedures...

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Agricultural Subsidies and the Environment

Heather Williams.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Environmental History; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science); Agriculture and Farming; Environmental Economics. 10280 words.

Worldwide, governments subsidize agriculture at the rate of approximately 1 billion dollars per day. This figure rises to about twice that when export and biofuels production subsidies and...

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Albright, Horace Marden

Robert Cahn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1204 words.

Albright, Horace Marden (06 January 1890–28 March 1987), park service director, was born in Bishop, California, the son of George Albright, a mining engineer, and Mary Marden. He graduated...

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Allocating the Earth

Breena Holland.

September 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Environment; Political Economy. 272 pages.

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s...

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Alumni Involvement and Long-Termist University Governance

Danielle Zwarthoed.

in Institutions For Future Generations

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 7600 words.

To be long-termist, higher education should (i) secure social justice in the future and (ii) contribute to positive intergenerational savings. Positive contributions are to be assessed in...

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Archiving for the Future

Jonathan White.

in Institutions For Future Generations

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 6132 words.

Political parties in contemporary Western democracy are widely observed to be short-termist, their gaze extending little further than the next opinion poll. This presents a problem for...

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Aristotle on the Ethics of Communicating Climate Change

Michael Lamb and Melissa Lane.

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 11778 words.

The field of climate change communication (CCC) has recently emerged to address the gap between scientific knowledge of climate change and public motivation to respond. Psychologists in...

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Bass, Robert Perkins

Marc McClure.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1373 words.

Bass, Robert Perkins (11 September 1873–29 July 1960), governor of New Hampshire, conservationist, and labor relations adviser, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Perkins Bass, a...

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