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Climate change, social policy, and global governance

Gough, Ian (2013) Climate change, social policy, and global governance. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 29 (3). pp. 185-203. ISSN 2169-9763

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Identification Number: 10.1080/21699763.2013.852128

Abstract

This paper considers the challenge to global social policy posed by global climate change. It sets side by side global social policies and global climate change policies, and surveys the governance of each. The first part summarises global social policy in recent years, distinguishing (1) the policies and practices pursued in the global arena, and (2) the structures of global governance and the role of significant global actors. The second part repeats this at a greater length for global climate change. The third part then considers the relationship between these two sets of policies/practices and governance structures, in particular the potential conflicts between the pursuit of social justice and environmental sustainability. It identifies two possible responses – compensation and co-benefits – and maps these onto current global actors, before concluding with a radical vision of eco-social policy.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjcs21
Additional Information: © 2013 Taylor & Francis
Divisions: Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2013 14:23
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2019 01:45
Projects: 000-22-3683
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55021

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