The governance of REDD+: an institutional analysis in the Asia Pacific region and beyond

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Title The governance of REDD+: an institutional analysis in the Asia Pacific region and beyond
Author Cadman, Timothy; Maraseni, Tek
Journal Name Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Year Published 2012
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Routledge
Abstract This paper explores the changing nature of North/South relations in contemporary climate change governance. Focusing on the United Nations Collaborative Programme to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), the paper presents a theoretical framework, through which stakeholder perceptions of REDD+ governance quality and institutional legitimacy can be evaluated. This is tested by means of a small-n survey of state and non-state participants from both the developed and developing countries, including the Asia-Pacific region. The survey results reveal generally higher ratings for REDD+ amongst Southern participants than in the North. A number of caveats are placed on the interpretation of data, and some conclusions drawn regarding contemporary climate governance and the emergence of a possible ‘South/North Divide’, challenging traditional notions of global power politics.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2011.619851
Copyright Statement Copyright 2012 Taylor & Francis. This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Volume 55, Issue 5, 2012, Pages 617-635. The Journal of Environmental Planning and Management is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com with the open URL of your article.
Volume 55
Issue Number 5
Page from 617
Page to 635
ISSN 1360-0559
Date Accessioned 2012-08-14
Date Available 2013-09-02T00:02:50Z
Language en_US
Research Centre Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Environment Policy
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/48395
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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