Book ID: CBB295797572

The ecolaboratory: Environmental governance and economic development in Costa Rica (2020)

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Robert Fletcher (Editor)
Aistara, Guntra A. (Editor)
Brian Dowd-Uribe (Editor)


University of Arizona Press


Publication Date: 2020
Physical Details: 373
Language: English

Despite its tiny size and seeming marginality to world affairs, the Central American republic of Costa Rica has long been considered an important site for experimentation in cutting-edge environmental policy. This book frames Costa Rica as an 'ecolaboratory' and asks what lessons we can learn for the future of environmental governance and sustainable development both within the country and elsewhere. (Publisher)

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Review Rocio Gomez (April 2021) Review of "The ecolaboratory: Environmental governance and economic development in Costa Rica". Environmental History (pp. 371-373). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Taylor, Vanessa
Medd, Will
Chappells, Heather
Trentmann, Frank
Nocera, Daniel G.
Smith, Kimberly K.
Journals
Journal of Historical Geography
Dædalus
Engineering Studies
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
IEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Publishers
University Press of Kansas
Bloomsbury Publishing
Columbia University Press
The MIT Press
University of South Carolina Press
University of Washington Press
Concepts
Environmental policy
Sustainability
Law and legislation
Environmental history
Science and society
Science and politics
Time Periods
20th century
21st century
19th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, late
Places
United States
Africa
Great Britain
England
Wales
Finland
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