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Agency Coordination and Cross-Sector Collaboration in Fragile States

Abdul-Akeem Sadiq and Jenna Tyler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 9226 words.

Despite myriad descriptions and indicators used to define a fragile state, the international community has come to an agreement that a fragile state lacks the ability to maintain physical...

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Agenda Setting and Natural Hazards

Rob A. DeLeo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Epidemiology. 7719 words.

Agenda setting describes the process through which issues are selected for consideration by a decision-making body. Among the myriad of issues policymakers can consider, few are more vexing...

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Air Power

Karl P. Mueller.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 11514 words.

Air power refers to the use of aviation by nations and other political actors in the pursuit of power and security interests, along with the use of long-range missiles. Since armies and...

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Bureaucratic Policymaking on Natural Hazards

Kristin O'Donovan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 7093 words.

Bureaucratic politics, discretion, and decision-making for natural hazards governance present an important challenge of the use of autonomous bureaucratic discretion in the absence of...

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Challenges to Traditional International Relations Theory Posed by Environmental Change

Hugh Dyer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Political Institutions. 12665 words.

Changes in the environment can impact international relations theory, despite enjoying only a limited amount of attention from scholars of the discipline. The sorts of influence that may be...

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Changing People: Green Consciousness

John S. Dryzek.

in The Politics of the Earth

December 2012; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environmental Politics. 7396 words.

This chapter examines a category of green radicalism that focuses on green consciousness. The stress on green consciousness means that the way people experience and regard the world in...

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Climate Adaptation Governance in Pakistan

Syed-Muhammad Ali, Akhtar Naeem Khan and Hamna Shakeel.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 11321 words.

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to the security of water, food, and energy in Pakistan. Pakistan has seen increased visibility of direct and indirect impacts of climate change...

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Climate Change as a Transboundary Policymaking Natural Hazards Problem

Elizabeth Albright.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 13153 words.

Throughout the world, major climate-related catastrophic events have devastated lives and livelihoods. These events are predicted to increase in frequency and intensity across the globe, as...

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Collaboration and Cross-Sector Coordination for Humanitarian Assistance in a Disaster Recovery Setting

David Sanderson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 9442 words.

While known to be important and essential for improved effectiveness and efficiency, cross-sector coordination and collaboration among different actors engaged in postdisaster recovery is...

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction

Rajib Shaw.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics. 8664 words.

Community-based approaches existed even before the existence of the state and its formal governance structure. People and communities used to help and take care of each other’s disaster...

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Corruption and the Governance of Disaster Risk

David Alexander.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 10013 words.

This article considers how corruption affects the management of disaster mitigation, relief, and recovery. Corruption is a very serious and pervasive issue that affects all countries and...

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Disasters and Large-Scale Population Dislocations: International and National Responses

Anthony Oliver-Smith.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 17093 words.

Large-scale displacement takes place in the context of disaster because the threat or occurrence of hazard onset makes the region of residence of a population uninhabitable, either...

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Ecofeminism and Global Environmental Politics

Juliann Emmons Allison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Political Sociology. 10162 words.

Ecofeminism can be described as both an ecological philosophy and a social movement that draws on environmental studies, critiques of modernity and science, and feminist critical analyses...

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Ecological Democracy

John S. Dryzek.

in The Politics of the Earth

December 2012; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environmental Politics. 2523 words.

This chapter summarizes the volume's main ideas, a common thread of which is a renewed democratic politics, an ecological democracy. Each of the discourses analyzed in the text offers a...

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Environment and Development

Priya Kurian and Robert V. Bartlett.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Environmental Politics. 11756 words.

The fundamental conflicts and contradictions between environment and development, and various theoretical and practical efforts to reconcile them, have been a prominent part of the history...

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Environment and Security

Elizabeth L. Chalecki.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Security Studies. 9545 words.

The term environment is often used as a short form for the biophysical environment, which refers to the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and consequently...

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Environment in the Global Political Economy

Peter M. Haas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Political Economy. 12654 words.

The literature on the political economy of the global environment is a hybrid of political economy, international relations (IR), and international environmental politics, looking at the...

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Environmental Activism

Rodrigo G. Pinto.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 18076 words.

Social science research on environment and activism with a cross- or transnational scope (REACTS) is described as a consolidated but confused, stagnant field of scholarship, one which has...

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Environmental Justice

Gary Bryner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 10805 words.

Environmental justice brings together two of the most powerful social movements of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, environmentalism and civil rights. Despite the...

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Environmental Security and Climate Change

Simon Dalby.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 10960 words.

Resources have become part of the larger discussion on environmental security, not only because they are sometimes the object of conflict but also because the use of fossil fuels and the...

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