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Constructing Private Governance

Graeme Auld.

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Environment. 352 pages.

Recent decades have witnessed the rise of social and environmental certification programs that are intended to promote responsible business practices. Consumers now encounter organic or...

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The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change

Mari Luomi.

October 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Environment. 0 pages.

At the heart of this book is whether oil- and natural gas-dependent rentier monarchies can keep their natural resource use and the environment in balance. By examining the cases of Abu...

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Overheated

Andrew T. Guzman.

February 2014; published online February 2015.

Book. Subjects: Environment. 280 pages.

Deniers of climate change sometimes quip that claims about global warming are more about political science than climate science. They are wrong on the science, but may be right with respect...

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The Puzzle

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 6946 words.

This book investigates the evolution of certification as a form of private governance by focusing on three key industries: forestry, coffee, and fisheries. It offers an account of how...

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Dynamics of Initiation, Consolidation, and Propagation

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 10828 words.

This chapter examines market, political, informational, and capacity factors that are expected to influence the initiation of certification programs in different sectors. It begins by...

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Markets and Politics in the Forest Sector

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 6353 words.

This chapter examines the conditions and processes that led to the emergence of certification programs for responsible forest management practices. More specifically, it looks at the role...

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The Rise and Evolution of Forest Certification

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 15019 words.

This chapter traces the origins of certification programs for responsible forest management practices, with particular reference to the impact of intergovernmental processes on forests and...

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Markets and Politics in the Coffee Sector

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 6252 words.

This chapter examines the role of markets and politics in the initiation of certification programs in the coffee industry. It begins by describing production in the coffee sector and the...

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The Rise and Evolution of Coffee Certification

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 14281 words.

This chapter traces the origins of certification programs in the coffee industry, with particular reference to the impact of developments in the intergovernmental arena since the 1960s. It...

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Markets and Politics in the Fisheries Sector

Graeme Auld.

in Constructing Private Governance

October 2014; published online January 2015.

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 5969 words.

This chapter examines the role of markets and politics in the development of certification programs in the fisheries sector. After presenting a descriptive overview of the fisheries sector,...

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