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By Karl Hogl, Eva Kvarda, Ralf Nordbeck, Michael Pregernig

Environmental policymaking has develop into an experimental box for brand new modes of governance. This well timed e-book makes a speciality of 3 favorite features of latest governance preparations: the huge participation of non-state actors, the try to increase vertical and horizontal coordination, and the hassle to combine kinds of services in an efficient and democratically liable approach.

Building at the analytical views of legitimacy and effectiveness, that are visible as actual acid attempt standards for brand spanking new governance, this e-book offers a severe evaluate of present practices of participation, coordination and evidence-based policymaking in a number of case stories of environmental governance, specifically within the fields of biodiversity, weather and wooded area coverage.

The ebook offers insights from chosen governance methods that transcend consultancy-style best-practice examples yet are embedded in a superb conceptual and theoretical dialogue that might be helpful to policymakers. it's going to additionally end up crucial for students drawn to environmental politics; coverage experiences; public coverage; public management; eu politics; in addition to technology and expertise experiences.

Contributors: S. Beck, M. Bocher, T.E. Boon, L. Giessen, okay. Hogl, okay. Kassioumis, M. Krott, E. Kvarda, D.H. Lund, I. Nathan, J. Newig, R. Nordbeck, ok. Papageorgiou, M. Pregernig, S. Storch, M. Vakkas, S. Weiland

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Position: 3 / Date: 12/6 JOBNAME: Hogl PAGE: 6 SESS: 7 OUTPUT: Fri Jul 27 15:20:45 2012 32 Environmental governance: the challenge of legitimacy and effectiveness 5. Representation. Finally, participation requires that those involved with legitimate interests are sufficiently represented (Schmitter 2002). In contrast, involving only particular interest groups or a restricted circle of persons is classified as lobbying or corporatism. Some of these five criteria can be met to a higher or lower degree such that different grades or levels of participation can be distinguished.

That is, instead of defining particular desirable states of the environment (such as environmental quality targets), the new modes of governance (NMG) focus on defining procedures to choose and foster desirable states as needed. More-over, these changes also include moving from hierarchical decision structures towards 29 Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Hogl-Environmental_Governance / Division: 02Ch2_CE /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: 12/6 JOBNAME: Hogl PAGE: 4 SESS: 7 OUTPUT: Fri Jul 27 15:20:45 2012 30 Environmental governance: the challenge of legitimacy and effectiveness a greater plurality of decision centers.

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