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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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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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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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Giving Aid Effectively

Mark T Buntaine.

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 304 pages.

International organizations do not always live up to the expectations and mandates of their member countries. One of the best examples of this gap is the environmental performance of the...

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The Global Environment and the Four Pillars of the UN System

Ken Conca.

in An Unfinished Foundation

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 12579 words.

This chapter introduces the book’s central argument: that the UN is failing to use the full force of its mandate when it ignores the human rights and peace-and-security dimensions of the...

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Grassroots Global Governance

Craig M Kauffman.

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations; Environment. 272 pages.

When international agreements fail to solve global problems like climate change, transnational networks attempt to address them by applying global best practices, like Integrated Watershed...

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