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The following readings are required for this course:

Multilaterals Project - Texts of important environment, trade, human rights and similar treaties.

Moomaw, Susskind, and Gallagher. "Transboundary Environmental Negotiation." Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Gareth, Porter, and Janet Brown. "Global Environmental Politics." Westview Press. Third edition, 2000.

Lawrence, Susskind. "Environmental Diplomacy." Oxford University Press, 1994.

Moomaw, Susskind, et. al. "Papers on International Environmental Negotiation." Vol XI. (PDF)
Must be purchased from the Program on Negotiation.

Oran, Young. "The Institutional Dimensions of Environmental Change." MIT Press, 2002.

Paul, Wapner. "Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics." State University of New York Press, 1996.

Those who feel they want more general background on issues of International Environmental Negotiation should browse:

Richard, Benedick. "Ozone Diplomacy." Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1998.

Peter, Haas. "Saving the Mediterranean: The Politics of International Environmental Cooperation." Columbia University Press, 1990.

Elinor, Ostrom. "Governing the Commons." Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Mostafa, Tolba, and Bulska Iwona. "Global Environmental Diplomacy." MIT Press, Cambridge, 1997.

Young, Oran. "International Cooperation: Building Regimes for Natural Resources and the Environment." Cornell University Press, 1989.

Those without any background in International Relations should also review:

Axelrod, Robert, and Robert Keohane. "Cooperation Under Anarchy." Princeton University Press, 1986.

Soroos, Marvin. "Beyond Sovereignty: The Challenge of Global Policy." University of South Carolina, 1986.

Vogler, John, and Mark Imber. "The Environment and International Relations." Routledge, London, 1996.

Those without any background in International Negotiation should review:

Fisher, Roger. "International Conflict for Beginners." Harper and Row, New York, 1969.

Fisher, Roger, and Scott Brown. "Getting Together." Houghton Mifflin, 1988.

Sebenius, James. "Negotiating the Law of the Sea." Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass, 1984.

Young, Oran (ed.). "Global Governance." MIT Press, 2002.

Zartman, William, and Dale Berman. "The Practical Negotiator." Yale University Press, 1982.

Those without any background in International Environmental Law or Management should read:

Brown, Weiss. et. Edith. al. "International Environmental Law: Basic Instruments and References." Transaction Publishers, New York, 1992.

Caldwell, Lynton. "International Environmental Policy." Duke University Press, 1990.

Hammond, Allen, et al. "Environmental Indicators." World Resource Institute, 1995.

Kemp, David. "Global Environmental Issues." Rout ledge, London, 1990.

Lang, Winfried. "Sustainable Development and International Law." Graham and Trotman, London, 1995.

Caroline, Thomas. "The Environment in International Relations." The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, England, 1992.

Young, Oran (ed.). "The Effectiveness of International Environmental Regimes." MIT Press, 1999.