Book 2014

Strategic Facilitation of Complex Decision-Making

How Process and Context Matter in Global Climate Change Negotiations

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ISBN: 978-3-319-06196-2 (Print) 978-3-319-06197-9 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Introduction: Decision-Making, Global Negotiations and Climate Change: The Making of a Decision Framework

  3. The Climate Change Negotiations: The Value of Context and Modeled Experience

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-35

      Contextualization of Multilateral Climate Change Negotiations: Understanding the Meaning of Path Dependency for Decision-Making

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      Chapter

      Pages 37-47

      Negotiation Re-visited: Understanding Decision-making

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      Chapter

      Pages 49-79

      Simulation as Method of Research: Learning from Experiences of the COP15 Games

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      Chapter

      Pages 81-111

      Complexities in Global Climate Talks: Stumbling Blocks to Decision Making

  4. Understanding the Conflictual Relations in the Global Climate Talks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-133

      The Entanglement of Global Climate Talks in North-South Relations: Identity Politics in the Trajectories of Relations

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-154

      Rethinking Paradigms in Global Climate Talks: Conceptualizing Equitable Access to Sustainable Development (EASD)

  5. Strategic Facilitation of Global Climate Negotiations: Opportunities and Intervention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Chapter

      Pages 157-176

      Strategic Facilitation of the Climate Decision Making Process: Leadership and Coordination as Basis for Long-Term Cooperation

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      Chapter

      Pages 177-192

      Managing the Bargaining Table Through Flexibility Mechanisms: The Benefits of Coalitions and Sequencing

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-205

      Conclusion: Decision-Making, Global Negotiations and Climate Change—Lessons for Theory and for Practice

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 207-266