In recent decades, network industries around the world have gone through periods of de- and re-regulation. With vast amounts of sometimes conflicting research carried out into specific network industries, the time has come for a critical over-arching assessment of this entire industry in order...
To Be Published February 27th 2016 by Routledge
Towards a New Political Economy of Sustainability
Series: Environmental Politics
More than twenty years after the Bruntland Commission report, Our Common Future, we have yet to secure the basis for a serious approach to global environmental governance. The failed 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development showed the need for a new approach to globalization and sustainability....
Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge
How to Avoid Too Much of a Good Thing - A Report to the Club of Rome
Limits to Privatization is the first thorough audit of privatizations from around the world. It outlines the historical emergence of globalization and liberalization, and from analyses of over 50 case studies of best- and worst-case experiences of privatization, it provides guidance for policy and...
Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge
Trans-National Corporations and the Re-regulation of the Water Industry
Setting the scene with a thorough introduction to water resource issues, Water Privatisation critically examines the new role played by Trans-National Corporations in managing and distributing water worldwide.Written from an organisational and institutional perspective, the authors propose new...
Published October 18th 2001 by CRC Press
Power, Politics and World Development
Those of us who have watched the process have said that the Earth Summit has failed ... Multinational corporations, the United States, Japan, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund have got away with what they always wanted ... the Summit has ensured increased domination by those who...
Published September 29th 1994 by Routledge
Linking the Local and the Global
At a time when states are reactive, at best, to the global ecological crisis and when economic globalization seems to be significantly contributing to the acceleration of that crisis, environmental non-governmental orgainisations (NGOs) are proliferating. This book explains the key role of NGOs in...
Published September 15th 1994 by Routledge