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Governance for the Environment: A Comparative Analysis of Environmental Policy Integration

Edited By: Alessandra Goria, Alessandra Sgobbi and Ingmar von Homeyer

234 pages, Figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Apr 2010 | #185474 | ISBN-13: 9781848444102
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The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This book presents a diverse set of perspectives and experiences on how to support sustainable development through the integration of environmental issues into various policy sectors.


Contents: Preface Introduction 1. Insights from Environmental Economics in the Integration of Environmental Policy into Decision-Making Frank J. Convery 2. Environmental Policy Integration and the Nation State: What Can We Learn from Current Practices? Alessandra Sgobbi 3. EPI at Regional and Local Level: A Literature Review Michela Catenacci 4. The Transformations of Regional and Local Governments: Implications for Environmental Policy Integration Bruno Dente 5. Sustainability and Environmental Policy Integration: Local Level Sustainability through Knowledge Involvement and New Governance Arrangements Georgios Terizakis 6. From G-FORS to EPIGOV: Which Governance Modes for EPI Carolina Pacchi and Davide Zanoni 7. A Systems Theoretical Perspective on Greening EU Regional Policy Philipp Schepelmann 8. Struggling Against Departmentalism: The Integration of the Environment into UK Policy Making Duncan Russel and Andrew Jordan 9. The Case of EPI in Central and Eastern Europe Keti Medarova-Bergstrom, Tamara Steger and Adam Paulsen 10. EPI and Regional Governance in Spain Josu Mezo and Kenneth Hanf Index

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