As the international community struggles with major issues such as deforestation, it is increasingly turning to sustainable development and market-based mechanisms to tackle environmental problems. Focusing on forestry, this book investigates the legitimacy of global forums and evaluates the quality of global governance in the current era.
TIM CADMAN Sustainable Business Fellow in the School of Accounting, Economic and Finance of the Faculty of Business at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Australia. He is Research Fellow of the Earth Systems Governance network and a member of the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development. He specialises in environmental-social governance, environmental politics and policy, climate change and sustainable forest management.
"An innovative and outstanding piece of scholarship on forest policy, environmental politics, international relations and democracy. Written in a lively and engaging style, this study makes a major contribution to governance theory."-- Dr David Humphreys, The Open University, UK