Most Recent Books
Update in process. Four recent books and some older books are being added.
Earth System Governance: World Politics in the Anthropocene
By Frank Biermann
A new model for effective global environmental governance in an era of human-caused planetary transformation and disruption.
Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered
Edited by Frank Biermann and Philipp Pattberg
An examination of three major trends in global governance, exemplified by developments in transnational environmental rule-setting.
Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy
Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Frank Biermann, Sander Chan and Aysem Mert
This book provides a first authoritative assessment of partnerships for sustainable development, ten years after the Johannesburg Summit.
Managers of Global Change
The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies
Edited by Frank Biermann and Bernd Siebenhüner
An examination of the role and relevance of international bureaucracies in global environmental governance.
International Organizations in Global Environmental Governance
Edited by Frank Biermann, Bernd Siebenhüner and Anna Schreyögg
This book provides a comparative study of the role of international organizations in environmental governance.
World Environment Organization: Solution or Threat for Effective International Environmental Governance?
Edited by Frank Biermann and Steffen Bauer
A balanced selection of articles of the leading participants in this debate, including both major supporters and opponents of creating a World Environment Organization.
Politik und Umwelt
Edited by Klaus Jacob, Frank Biermann, Per-Olof Busch, and Peter H. Feindt
Using the example of national, international and transnational environmental policy, the authors discuss questions of governance beyond the nation state or in multi-level systems.
Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development
Edited by Pieter Glasbergen Frank Biermann and Arthur P.J. Mol
This book explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development.
Global Climate Governance Beyond 2012: Architecture, Agency and Adaptation
Edited by Frank Biermann, Philipp Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli
An assessment of policy options for future global climate governance, written by a team of leading experts from the European Union and developing countries.