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作者 Simpson, Adam
書名 Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) : A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South
出版項 Farnham : Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
國際標準書號 9781409429944 (electronic bk.)
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (279 pages)
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系列 Transforming Environmental Politics and Policy Ser
Transforming Environmental Politics and Policy Ser
附註 Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- List of Acronyms -- Notes on Language and Terminology -- Series Editors' Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Activist Environmental Governance -- 3 Environmental Politics in Thailand and Myanmar -- 4 Local Activism -- 5 Bridging North and South: EarthRights International -- 6 Transnational Campaigns -- 7 Environmental Politics in the South -- Affiliation of Interviewees -- References -- Index
Across the world states are seeking out new and secure supplies of energy but this search is manifesting itself most visibly in Asia where rapid industrialisation in states such as China and India is fomenting a frantic scramble for energy resources. Due to entrenched societal inequities and widespread authoritarian governance, however, the pursuit of national energy security through transnational energy projects has resulted in devastating impacts on the human and environmental security of local populations. These effects are particularly evident in both Thailand and Myanmar (Burma), which, located at the crossroads of Asia, are increasingly engaged in the cross-border energy trade. Based on extensive fieldwork and theoretical analysis this ground-breaking book proposes a new critical approach to energy and environmental security and explores the important role that both local and transnational environmental movements are playing, in the absence of effective and democratic governments, in providing 'activist environmental governance' for energy projects throughout the region. By comparing the nature of this activism under two very different political regimes it delivers crucial theoretical insights with both academic and policy implications for the sustainable and equitable development of the South's natural resources
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Simpson, Adam Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) : A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South Farnham : Taylor & Francis Group,c2014 9781409429937
主題 Environmental policy -- South Asia.;Energy policy -- South Asia.;Environmental protection -- South Asia.;Security, International -- Environmental aspects.;Environmental justice -- South Asia.;South Asia -- Strategic aspects
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Alt Author Catney, Dr Philip
Doyle, Professor Timothy
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