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Governing the Climate: New Approaches to Rationality, Politics and Power

(2013) In Environmental Policy, Economics and Law
Abstract
Despite a growing interest in critical social and political studies of climate change, the field remains fragmented and diffuse. This is the first volume to collect this body of scholarship, providing a key reference point in the growing debate about climate change across the social sciences. The book provides a new set of insights into the ways in which climate change is creating new forms of social order, and the ways in which they are structured through the workings of rationality, power and politics. Governing the Climate is invaluable for three main audiences: social science researchers and advanced students in the field of climate change; the wider research community interested in global environmental politics and global... (More)
Despite a growing interest in critical social and political studies of climate change, the field remains fragmented and diffuse. This is the first volume to collect this body of scholarship, providing a key reference point in the growing debate about climate change across the social sciences. The book provides a new set of insights into the ways in which climate change is creating new forms of social order, and the ways in which they are structured through the workings of rationality, power and politics. Governing the Climate is invaluable for three main audiences: social science researchers and advanced students in the field of climate change; the wider research community interested in global environmental politics and global environmental governance; and policy makers and researchers concerned more broadly with environmental politics at international, national and local levels. (Less)
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Climate change, governance, governmentality, critical theory, decarbonisation
in
Environmental Policy, Economics and Law
editor
Stripple, Johannes LU and Bulkeley, Harriet
pages
289 pages
publisher
Cambridge University Press
ISBN
978-1-107-04626-9
project
Fair and Feasible Climate Change Adaptation
BECC
Governing transitions towards Low-Carbon Energy and Transport Systems for 2050
language
English
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yes
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2014-03-27 11:53:15
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