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Transnational Environmental Policy

Reconstructing Ozone, 1st Edition

By Reiner Grundmann


272 pages

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pub: 2001-03-15
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Transnational Environmental Policy analyses a surprising success story in the field of international environmental policy making: the threat to the ozone layer posed by industrial chemicals, and how it has been averted. The book also raises the more general question about the problem-solving capacities of industrialised countries and the world society as a whole. Reiner Grundmann investigates the regulations which have been put in place at an international level, and how the process evolved over twenty years in the US and Germany.

Table of Contents

1. Social Science and Global Environmental Problems 2. Ozone Science 3. Ozone Controversies 4. Country Comparison 5. The Road to Montreal 6. The Montreal Protocol and After 7. Lessons 8. Epilogue: The Example of Climate

About the Author

Reiner Grundmann is Reader in Sociology ASG at Aston University.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

Books in this series consider social science aspects of science studies. Authors discuss how science is socially situated and mediated, how science and technology are shaped by society and society by science and technology. Books will consider the social impact of new technologies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General