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Governing the Environment: Salient Institutional Issues

Edited By: Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone and Giovanna Garrone

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Sep 2009 | #177991 | ISBN-13: 9781847203977
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&i;`This volume - the second by this editorial team - addresses many of the issues to be resolved if we are to manage environmental public goods efficiently and sustainably. What is the right scale of governance? What makes for effective public-private partnership? What makes governance systems effective? When do we need supranational governance? Given the complex nature of social-ecological systems these are hard questions. Breton and his collaborators answer them in ways that are both convincing and insightful. A very valuable contribution.'&o;
- Charles Perrings, Arizona State University, US.

'This volume - the second by this editorial team - addresses many of the issues to be resolved if we are to manage environmental public goods efficiently and sustainably. What is the right scale of governance? What makes for effective public-private partnership? What makes governance systems effective? When do we need supranational governance? Given the complex nature of social-ecological systems these are hard questions. Breton and his collaborators answer them in ways that are both convincing and insightful. A very valuable contribution.' - Charles Perrings, Arizona State University, US


Contents

Contents: Foreword 1. Introduction Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone and Giovanna Garrone PART I: INSTITUTIONS: ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM OF ASSIGNING POWERS OVER THE ENVIRONMENT 2. Contracts in the Vertical Assignment of Powers Over the Environment Anthony Scott 3. Privatization and Environmental Governance Marcia Valiante 4. The Contribution of Community Institutions to Environmental Problem Solving Elinor Ostrom 5. Bicameralism and Environmental Legislation Giorgio Brosio 6. Fashioning Entitlements: A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis of the Judicial Role in Environmental Centralization in the United States and Europe Jason Scott Johnston and Michael G. Faure 7. Compliance in Decentralized Environmental Governance Albert Breton and Pierre Salmon PART II: ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE: THE COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE OF DIFFERENT LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT 8. Environmental Federalism with Regards to Accidental Pollution Klaas T. van 't Veld and Jason F. Shogren 9. Losing the Lands of Plenty? Time Scale and Discounting in Environmental Governance Sarah Lumley 10. Environmental Accounting at Different Levels of Government: The State of the Art Silvana Dalmazzone and Alessandra La Notte

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