Part I. Central Threads and Analytic Perspectives: Introduction: new perspectives on governance for sustainable development Magali A. Delmas and Oran R. Young; 1. Governance for sustainable development in a world of rising interdependencies Oran R. Young; Part II. Governance for Solving Environmental Problems: Perspectives from Economics, Political Science, and Management: 2. Environmental governance: an economic perspective Thomas P. Lyon; 3. Environmental governance and political science Maria Carmen Lemos and Arun Agrawal; 4. Self-regulatory institutions for solving environmental problems: perspectives and contributions from the management literature Andrew King and Michael W. Toffel; Part III. The Effectiveness of Governance for Sustainable Development: 5. Transnational actors and global environmental governance Virginia Haufler; 6. The effectiveness of voluntary environmental initiatives Madhu Khanna and Keith Brouhle; 7. The emergence of non-state market driven (NSMD) global environmental governance: a cross-sectoral assessment Graeme Auld, Cristina Balboa, Steven Bernstein, and Benjamin Cashore; Part IV. Conclusion: 8. Research opportunities in the area of governance for sustainable development Magali A. Delmas.
Leading scholars from economics, management studies, and political science suggest effective environmental policies to mitigate human impact on the environment.
Magali A. Delmas is an Associate Professor of Management at the Institute of the Environment at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Director of the UCLA Center for Corporate Environmental Performance. Oran R. Young is a Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also a Co-director of the Program on Governance for Sustainable Development at the Bren School and Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies.
'This volume is a major contribution to the development of an integrated framework for the study of governance. It very effectively demonstrates how perspectives and models from several disciplines can be combined and integrated to yield new insight. We had better take notice!' Arild Underdal, University of Oslo