ISBN-10:
0262150506
ISBN-13:
9780262150507
Pub. Date:
06/16/2000
Publisher:
MIT Press
Waste Trading among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation

Waste Trading among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation

by Kate O'Neill
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Overview

In Waste Trading among Rich Nations, Kate O'Neill asks why some industrialized nation voluntarily import hazardous wastes in the absence of pressing economic need. She focuses on Britain as an importer and Germany as an exporter and also looks at France, Australia, and Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262150507
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 06/16/2000
Series: American and Comparative Environmental Policy Series
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Michael E. Kraft is Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs Emeritus and Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Environmental Studies Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.


Sheldon Kamieniecki is Dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author or editor of many other books.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
1 Hazardous Waste Trading among OECD Countries: A Comparative
Approach
2 Out of the Backyard: Hazardous Waste Management as an
International Issue
3 An Institutional Explanation of the Waste Trade
4 Great Britain: Risk Acceptance and the Politics of
Flexibility, Diffusion, and Closure
5 Germany: Technology, Federalism, and Risk Aversion
6 The Waste Trade and Environmental Regulation in France,
Australia, and Japan
7 Conclusion
Notes
References
Index

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