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The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society


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Contents PART I: INTRODUCTION 1: John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, and David Schlosberg: Climate Change and Society: Approaches and Responses PART II: THE CHALLENGE AND ITS HISTORY 2: Will Steffen: A Truly Complex and Diabolical Policy Problem 3: Dale Jamieson: The Nature of the Problem 4: Mark Sagoff: The Poverty of Climate Economics 5: Spencer Weart: The Development of the Concept of Dangerous Anthropogenic Climate Change 6: Maarten A. Hajer and Wytske Versteeg: Voices of Vulnerability: The Reconfiguration of Policy Discourses 7: Timothy W. Luke: Environmentality PART III: SCIENCE, SOCIETY, AND PUBLIC OPINION 8: Hans von Storch, Armin Bunde, and Nico Stehr: The Physical Sciences and Climate Politics 9: Sheila Jasanoff: Cosmopolitan Knowledge: Climate Science and Global Civic Epistemology 10: Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright: Organized Climate Change Denial 11: Susanne C. Moser and Lisa Dilling: Communicating Climate Change: Closing the Science-Action Gap PART IV: SOCIAL IMPACTS 12: Robert Mendelsohn: Economic Estimates of the Damages Caused by Climate Change 13: Richard B. Norgaard: Weighing Climate Futures: A Critical Review of the Application of Economic Valuation 14: Colin Polsky and Hallie Eakin: Global Change Vulnerability Assessments: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities 15: Elizabeth G. Hanna: Health Hazards 16: Robert Melchior Figueroa: Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Losses PART V: SECURITY 17: Nils Gilman, Doug Randall, and Peter Schwartz: Climate Change and "Security " 18: Jon Barnett: Human Security 19: Timothy Doyle and Sanjay Chaturvedi: Climate Refugees and Security: Conceptualizations, Categories, and Contestations PART VI: JUSTICE 20: Simon Dietz: From Efficiency to Justice: Utility as the Informational Basis for Climate Strategies, and Some Alternatives 21: Stephen M. Gardiner: Climate Justice 22: Paul Baer: International Justice 23: Richard Howarth: Intergenerational Justice PART VII: PUBLICS AND MOVEMENTS 24: Matthew C. Nisbet: Public Opinion and Participation 25: Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Corina McKendry: Social Movements and Global Civil Society 26: Paul Routledge: Transnational Climate Justice Solidarities 27: Kari Marie Norgaard: Climate Denial: Emotion, Psychology, Culture, and Political Economy 28: Laurel Kearns: The Role of Religions in Activism PART VIII: GOVERNMENT RESPONSES 29: Peter Christoff and Robyn Eckersley: Comparing State Responses 30: Miranda A. Schreurs: Climate Change Politics in an Authoritarian State: The Ambivalent Case of China 31: Harriet Bulkeley: Cities and Subnational Governments 32: Daniel A. Farber: Issues of Scale in Climate Governance 33: Ian Gough and James Meadowcroft: Decarbonizing the Welfare State 34: Sivan Kartha: Discourses of The Global South PART IX: POLICY INSTRUMENTS 35: David Harrison, Andrew Foss, Per Klevnas, and Daniel Radov: Economic Policy Instruments for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions 36: Andrew Jordan, David Benson, Rudiger Wurzel, and Anthony Zito: Policy Instruments in Practice 37: Clive L. Spash: Carbon Trading: A Critique 38: Mark Diesendorf: Redesigning Energy Systems PART X: PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS 39: Simone Pulver: Corporate Responses 40: Andrew Szasz: Is Green Consumption Part of the Solution? PART XI: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE 41: Matthew Paterson: Selling Carbon: From International Climate Regime to Global Carbon Market 42: Oran R. Young: Improving the Performance of the Climate Regime: Insights from Regime Analysis 43: Paul G. Harris: Reconceptualizing Global Governance 44: Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett: The Role of International Law in Global Governance PART XII: RECONSTRUCTION 45: Karin Backstrand: The Democratic Legitimacy of Global Governance After Copenhagen 46: Frank Biermann: New Actors and Mechanisms of Global Governance 47: W. Neil Adger, Katrina Brown, and James Waters: Resilience

About the Author

John S. Dryzek is the author of a number of books on democracy and environmental politics. He is Professor of Political Science in the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the Australian National University, and Australian Research Council Federation Fellow. Richard B. Norgaard is an eclectic ecological economist and Professor of Energy and Resources at the University of California, Berkeley. David Schlosberg's work focuses on environmental political theory, environmental justice, and environmental movements. He is Professor of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney.

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