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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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Conclusion

Craig M. Kauffman.

in Grassroots Global Governance

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 7019 words.

The conclusion summarizes grassroots global governance theory’s implications for understanding global governance structures that commonly form around local-cumulative problems. It...

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Conclusions and Implications

Mark T. Buntaine.

in Giving Aid Effectively

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 8641 words.

Can the allocation of aid be made compatible with achieving good development and environmental outcomes? To this day, environmental and development aid remains largely stuck in a system...

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Consumers and Intermediate Producers in the Phase-out of Agricultural and Industrial Ozone-Depleting Substances

Alexander Ovodenko.

in Regulating the Polluters

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 7092 words.

The chapter analyzes the impact of downstream consumer markets on environmental regime design by explaining why wealthy countries have successfully phased out industrial ozone-depleting...

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The Dignity and Worth of People in Nature

Ken Conca.

in An Unfinished Foundation

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 11035 words.

This chapter examines the evolving relationship between human rights and the environment within the UN. The discussion traces the barriers to giving environmental human rights meaning. One...

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Downstream Consumers and Climate Change Mitigation in the Airlines and Shipping Industries

Alexander Ovodenko.

in Regulating the Polluters

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 11596 words.

The chapter contrasts multilateral negotiations on energy efficiency in the airlines and shipping sectors to explain the importance of consumer demand in the politics of multilateral...

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Ecuadorian Watershed Management Reform in Context

Craig M. Kauffman.

in Grassroots Global Governance

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 8357 words.

Chapter 3 provides the background context for examining grassroots global governance through the lens of Ecuador’s integrated watershed management reform attempts. The chapter first...

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Explaining the Design of Global Environmental Regimes

Alexander Ovodenko.

in Regulating the Polluters

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 11993 words.

This initial chapter presents the main puzzle motivating the book by describing the transition under way in the climate change regime from a top-down model to a bottom-up model of global...

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