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Title:
The international politics of whaling
Author:
Stoett, Peter J. (Peter John), 1965-
Publication Information:
Vancouver : UBC Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xii, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1500 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780774806053

9780774806046
Format :
Book

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Summary

The International Politics of Whaling examines contemporarywhaling issues with an emphasis on three factors: our knowledge ofwhales and current whale populations and the impact of whaling; theactors and institutions involved in the debate over whaling; and theethical dimension. Reluctantly, he concludes that the current globalmoratorium on whaling is problematic and that we must focus instead onhabitat preservation in order to protect whales more effectively.


Author Notes

Peter Stoett is a specialist in internationalenvironmental politics and is currently teaching at Brock University.He is the author of Atoms, Whales, and Rivers: Global EnvironmentalSecurity and International Organization (1995).


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
1 Ecopolitics: The International Dimensionp. 3
2 The Whale and the Whalerp. 28
3 Cetapolitics: The IWC, Foreign Policies, and NGOsp. 61
5 Conclusion: Whales and World Politicsp. 131
Appendixesp. 151
Notesp. 170
Bibliographyp. 201
Indexp. 224

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