The political economy of global environmental governance

  title={The political economy of global environmental governance},
  author={Peter Newell},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={507 - 529}
  • P. Newell
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Economics
  • Review of International Studies
Abstract This article develops a political economy account of global environmental governance to improve upon our understanding of the contemporary conduct of environmental politics and to clarify thinking about the potential for, and barriers to, effective environmental reform. By elaborating the key contours of a political economy account on the one hand and opening up to critical enquiry prevailing understandings of what is meant by ‘global’ ‘environmental’ and ‘governance’ on the other… 

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