• Calls,  Journals

    Call for articles for special issue!

    Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional – RBPI: Special Issue on Brazil in Global Environmental Governance The goal of this special issue of Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional – RBPI is to analyze the role of Brazil in Global Environmental Governance, focusing (but not restricted) to the 2008-2018 period. In the last decade, the Brazilian academic community of international relations has published a significant number of studies, but most of them were not published in English and consequently not submitted to the quality assessment of the international scientific community. Read the full post (413 words, 1 image)

  • Books by members,  News

    Textbook on Intl Political Economy by ESS member Miller published by Routledge

    Miller, R.C. (2018). International political economy: Contrasting world views (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. In his new textbook, political economist Ray Miller analyzes the environment as one of the major global issues from three perspectives: free market, institutionalist, and Marxist. The institutionalist section includes ecological economist Herman Daly’s critique of neoclassical economics and top proposals from Paul Hawken’s plan to reverse global warming.

  • Books by members,  News

    OPEN ACCESS book by ESS members – Governing climate change: Polycentricity in action?

    Jordan, A., Huitema, D., van Asselt, H., & Forster, J. (Eds.). (2018). Governing climate change: Polycentricity in action?. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Climate change governance is in a state of enormous flux. New and more dynamic forms of governing are appearing around the international climate regime centred on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). They appear to be emerging spontaneously from the bottom up, producing a more dispersed pattern of governing, which Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom famously described as ‘polycentric’. This book brings together contributions from some of the world’s foremost experts to provide the first systematic test of the ability of polycentric thinking to explain and…

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    Ecological Exile – new book by ESS member!

    Gladwin, D. (2018). Ecological exile: Spatial injustice and environmental humanities. London, UK: Routledge. Growing instances of flooding, population displacement, and pollution suggest an urgent need to re-examine the ways social and geographical spaces are perceived and valued in the 21st Century. Ecological Exile explores how contemporary culture confronts ecological crises through perspectives of spatial justice – a facet of social justice that looks at unjust circumstances as a phenomenon of space. Maintaining that ecological crises are largely socially produced, this book considers how representations of cultural texts (literature, media, film, visual culture) mobilize and educate populations about spatial injustices resulting from fossil fuel production and the effects of climate change.…

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    Oxford handbook of water politics and policy – newly published book by ESS members!

    Conca, K., & Weinthal, E. (Eds). (2018). Oxford handbook of water politics and policy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. This handbook gathers a diverse group of leading scholars of water politics and policy. Authors were tasked to present forward-looking chapters in their areas of expertise, flagging key trends in both research and practice. The volume is organized into six sections: poverty, rights, and ethics; food, energy, and water; water and the politics of scale; law, economics, and water management; the politics of transboundary water; and the politics of water knowledge. Cross-cutting themes include governance challenges rooted in the mobility, unpredictability, and public-goods dimensions of water; tensions and synergies among equity, efficiency,…