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Part I General Issues, Ch.4 Global Environmental Governance as Administration Implications for International Law

Benedict Kingsbury

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law

Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 September 2020

NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)
This chapter argues for the analysis of global and transnational environmental governance as administration. This approach sheds light on some important but neglected themes in international environmental law scholarship. The chapter begins by outlining several basic administrative concepts that call for analysis under such an approach (section 2), then sets forth an analytical framework of five structures of administration in global governance (sections 3–6). The five structures include the following (these are archetypes—practice often combines them or blurs the...
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