The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy

A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too. More

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About Jonathan Liljeblad

Jonathan Liljeblad studies the connections between local and global phenomena using interdisciplinary methods in law, politics, and sociology. His focus is on the linkages between international legal instruments and local political, economic, social, and cultural contexts. His work uses quantitative and qualitative social science research methods. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a J.D., both from the University of Southern California. He received his B.S. from the California Institute of Technology. He has taught courses in international law, international environmental policy, and human rights at the University of California—Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, and Loyola Marymount University. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Law of the University of New England in New South Wales, Australia.

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