By Sofie Bouteligier
As as a result international dynamics—the expanding interconnection of individuals and places—innovations in international environmental governance haved altered the position of towns in shaping the way forward for the planet. This e-book is a well timed learn of the significance of these social alterations in our more and more worldwide and more and more city international.
Through research of transnational municipal networks, resembling city and the C40 towns weather management crew, Sofie Bouteligier's leading edge examine examines theories of the community society and international towns from an international ecology perspective. via direct commentary and interviews and utilizing forms of urban networks which have been handled individually within the literature, she discovers the constitution and common sense referring to workplace networks of environmental non-governmental firms and environmental consultancy firms. In doing so she incisively demonstrates the ways that towns satisfy the position of strategic websites of world environmental governance, concentrating wisdom, infrastructure, and associations very important to the functionality of transnational actors.
Read or Download Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance: Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership (Cities and Global Governance) PDF
Similar sociology books
First released in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
What's the nature of athletic functionality? This publication deals a solution to this attention-grabbing query via contemplating the connection among game, know-how and the physique. in particular, it examines cultural resistance to the enhancement of athletes and explores the ways that functionality applied sciences complicate and confound our notion of the carrying physique.
At either a micro-information point and a macro-societal point, the techniques of “knowledge” and “wisdom” are complementary – in either judgements and in social buildings and institutions. on the determination point, wisdom is anxious with the right way to make a formal number of capacity, the place “best” is measured because the potency towards attaining an finish.
In today’s individualized, culturally assorted and globalized society, many sociologists have concluded that the conceptualizations constructed via classical sociology are not any longer adequate to advertise social unity. So what sort of harmony can do so? enticing with contemporary suggestion in social and political conception and philosophy (including Honneth, Forst, Ricoeur, Bauman, Sennett, Taylor, Rawls, MacIntyre and plenty of others), this ebook develops a renewed proposal of harmony in accordance with the idea of ‘recognition’ in regards to others.
- Politics Of Influence Ils 48: Volume 16 (International Library of Sociology)
- Being Urban: A Sociology of City Life, 3rd Edition: A Sociology of City Life
- Passionate Sociology
- Essential Concepts in Sociology
- Cities in a World Economy: Volume 4 (Sociology for a New Century Series)
Extra info for Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance: Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership (Cities and Global Governance)