Environmental Policies in the Third World: A Comparative Analysis

O. P. Dwivedi, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1995 - 233 sivua

Analyzes environmental problems and policies in developing countries around the world and discusses new prospects for international cooperation and funding. Considers hard political choices, who is to blame for environmental decay, who should pay to overcome problems, and how policies should be administered. Experts from different countries offer their perspectives about the role of multilateral agencies, the North-South dimensions of environmental problems since 1972, internal and external factors that have affected Third World development, new measures and opportunities since the Rio Summit conference, and case studies of representative countries--India, China, Indonesia, Africa, Nigeria, Chile, and Mexico. A bibliography enhances this authoritative study for the use of political scientists, economists, and public administrators, for teachers, students, and professionals.


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Sustainable Development Linking Global Environmental Change to Technology Cooperation
External Factors Influencing Environmental Policymaking Role of Multilateral Development Aid Agencies
Indias Environmental Policy Programs and Politics
Environmental Protection in China
Protecting the Environment in Indonesia Policies and Programs
Environmental Problems Policies and Prospects in Africa A Continental Overview
Nigerias Environment Crises Consequences and Responses
Environmental Policy and Politics in Chile A LatinAmerican Case Study
National Environmental Policy and Programs in Mexico
Selected Bibliography
About the Editors and Contributors

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O. P. DWIVEDI is Professor of Public and Environmental Administration, Department of Political Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada. He has been policy consultant to the governments of India, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Mauritius, and Costa Rica. He has authored and edited 20 books, 13 conference proceedings, and over 60 articles in professional journals. He was elected President of the Canadian Political Science Association in 1986 and presently is Vice President of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration, Brussels, Belgium.

DHIRENDRA K. VAJPEYI is Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. He has authored, co-authored, and edited eight books, including Technology and Development, Local Government and Politics in the Third World, and Modernizing China

rther, he has contributed numerous articles in professional journals. Presently, he is Secretary of International Political Science Association's Research Committee on Technology and Development (RC35).

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