Global Environmental Governance and North—South Dynamics: The Case of the Cites

@article{Duffy2013GlobalEG,
  title={Global Environmental Governance and North—South Dynamics: The Case of the Cites},
  author={Rosaleen Duffy},
  journal={Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={222 - 239}
}
  • R. Duffy
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Political Science
  • Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy
This paper addresses a gap in our understanding of how links between states and nonstate actors intersect with North—South dynamics. It draws together the literatures on NGOs with the debates on privatised forms of global governance to provide a deeper understanding of the growing role of nonstate actors in managing transnational environmental issues. I argue that the inclusion of nonstate actors can serve to reinforce and deepen existing global inequalities. I use the example of the Convention… 

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