The Social Organization of Policy
An Institutional Ethnography of UN Forest Deliberations
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge – 160 pages
Series: New Approaches in Sociology
This book provides a specific case study--based upon direct research with UN processes--which enables the reader to situate larger theoretical arguments regarding civil society, globalization, and sustainable development within the context of the actual activities of practitioners working within the UN forest policy-making arena.
Dr. Lauren Eastwood is a visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Syracuse University. Her area of expertise is in Sociology of the Environment, with an emphasis on environmental justice, international environmental policy, and civil society engagement in policy-making processes.