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The Resource Global governance of genetic resources : access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol, edited by Sebastian Oberthür and G. Kristin Rosendal

Global governance of genetic resources : access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol, edited by Sebastian Oberthür and G. Kristin Rosendal

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Global governance of genetic resources : access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol
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Global governance of genetic resources
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access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol
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edited by Sebastian Oberthür and G. Kristin Rosendal
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eng
Summary
"This book analyses the status and prospects of the global governance of Access Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the aftermath of 2010's Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD's initial 1992 framework of global ABS governance established the objective of sharing the benefits arising from the use of genetic resources fairly between countries and communities. Since then, ABS has been a contested issue in international politics, not least due to the failure of effective implementation of the original CBD framework. The Nagoya Protocol therefore aims to improve and enhance this framework. Compared to the slow rate of progress on climate change, it has been considered a major achievement of global environmental governance, but it has also been coined a 'masterpiece of ambiguity'. This book analyses the role of a variety of actors in the emergence of the Nagoya Protocol and provides an up-to-date assessment of the core features of the architecture of global ABS governance.This book offers a central resource regarding ABS governance for those working on and interested in global environmental governance. This is achieved by focusing on two broad themes of the wider research agenda on global environmental governance, namely architecture and agency. Furthermore, individual chapter contributions relate and link ABS governance to other prominent debates in the field, such as institutional complexes, compliance, market-based approaches, EU leadership, the role of small states, the role of non-state actors and more. Partly due to its seeming technical complexity, ABS governance has so far not been at the centre of attention of scholars and practitioners of global environmental governance. In this book, care is taken to provide an accessible account of key functional features of the governance system which enables non-specialists to gain a grasp on the main issues involved, allowing the issue of ABS governance to move centre-stage and be more fully recognised in discussions on global environmental governance"--
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non fiction
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  • Oberthür, Sebastian
  • Rosendal, G. Kristin
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Routledge research in global environmental governance
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  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Biodiversity conservation
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Global governance of genetic resources : access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol, edited by Sebastian Oberthür and G. Kristin Rosendal
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
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xx, 261 pages
Isbn
9780415656252
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(hardback)
Lccn
2013018199
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)820107418
Label
Global governance of genetic resources : access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol, edited by Sebastian Oberthür and G. Kristin Rosendal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 261 pages
Isbn
9780415656252
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013018199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)820107418

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