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Environmental Policy

The International Library of Comparative Public Policy Series

By Wolfgang Rudig (Edited by)

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Format: Hardback, 1344 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 January 1999
This two-volume set presents significant published literature on both the national and international dimensions of environmental policy. The first volume offers reviews of the comparative literature on national environmental policies, and compares the changes in awareness of environmental issues in Europe, the USA and Japan. It investigates how different countries have established the institutions to deal with environmental policy, and explores how the policies are implemented and the results they achieve. The second volume is devoted to the international scene. It reviews the theoretical research on international environmental policy, explores the politics and problems of international policymaking, examines the connections between national and international environmental policies, and investigates the impact of international policy agreements on individual nations and their effectiveness.

Table of Contents

Contents: Volume I: Acknowledgements * Introduction Part I: Comparing Environmental Policies: The Research Agenda 1. Lynton K. Caldwell (1972), `Management of Resources and the Environment: A Problem in Administrative Coordination' 2. David Vogel, with the assistance of Veronica Kun (1987), `The Comparative Study of Environmental Policy: A Review of the Literature' 3. Peter Knoepfel, Lennart Lundqvist, Remy Prud'homme and Peter Wagner (1987), `Comparing Environmental Policies: Different Styles, Similar Content' 4. James P. Lester and Emmett N. Lombard (1990), `The Comparative Analysis of State Environmental Policy' 5. Sheldon Kamieniecki and Eliz Sanasarian (1990), `Conducting Comparative Research on Environmental Policy' Part II: Issue Emergence and Agenda Setting 6. Anthony Downs (1972), `Up and Down with Ecology - The "Issue-Attention Cycle"' 7. William Solesbury (1976), `Issues and Innovations in Environmental Policy in Britain, West Germany, and California' 8. Nicholas Watts and Geoffrey Wandesforde-Smith (1980), `Postmaterial Values and Environmental Policy Change' 9. Michael R. Reich (1984), `Mobilizing for Environmental Policy in Italy and Japan' 10. Kathryn Harrison and George Hoberg (1991), `Setting the Environmental Agenda in Canada and the United States: The Cases of Dioxin and Radon' Part III: Creating Institutions and Making Policy 11. Lennart J. Lundqvist (1974), `Environmental Policies in Canada, Sweden, and the United States: A Comparative Overview' 12. Ronald Brickman and Sheila Jasanoff (1980), `Concepts of Risk and Safety in Toxic Substances Regulation: A Comparison of France and the U.S.' 13. J.J. Richardson and N.S.J. Watts (1985), `National Policy Styles and the Environment: Britain and West Germany Compared' 14. Albert Weale, Timothy O'Riordan and Louise Kramme (1991), `Environmental Wholes, Administrative Parts' and `Comparing Regulatory Transition' 15. David Vogel (1993), `Representing Diffuse Interests in Environmental Policy Making' 16. Barry Ames and Margaret E. Keck (1997-98), `The Politics of Sustainable Development: Environmental Policy Making in Four Brazilian States' Part IV: Implementation and Outcomes 17. Lester Ross (1984), `The Implementation of Environmental Policy in China: A Comparative Perspective' 18. Peter Knoepfel and Helmut Weidner (1986), `Explaining Differences in the Performance of Clean Air Policies: An International and Interregional Comparative Study' 19. Martin Janicke (1992), `Conditions for Environmental Policy Success: An International Comparison' 20. Evan J. Ringquist (1995), `Is "Effective Regulation" Always Oxymoronic?: The States and Ambient Air Quality' 21. Peter May (1995), `Can Cooperation Be Mandated? Implementing Intergovernmental Environmental Management in New South Wales and New Zealand' 22. Corinne Larrue (1995), `The Political (Un)feasibility of Environmental Economic Instruments' 23. Markus M.L. Crepaz (1995), `Explaining National Variations of Air Pollution Levels: Political Institutions and Their Impact on Environmental Policy Making' Name Index Volume II: Part I: Inter-, Trans- and Supra-National Environmental Policy: The Research Agenda 1. Dimitris Stevis, Valerie J. Assetto and Stephen P. Mumme (1989), `International Environmental Politics: A Theoretical Review of the Literature' 2. Volker von Prittwitz (1990), `Several Approaches to the Analysis of International Environmental Policy' 3. Henry Buller, Philip Lowe and Andrew Flynn (1993), `National Responses to the Europeanisation of Environmental Policy: A Selective Review of Comparative Research 4. Steve Smith (1993), `Environment on the Periphery of International Relations: An Explanation' 5. Michael Zurn (1998), `The Rise of International Environmental Politics: A Review of Current Research' Part II: Supra-National Environmental Policy Making: The Institutional Dynamics 6. Oran R. Young (1989), `The Politics of International Regime Formation: Managing Natural Resources and the Environment' 7. Peter M. Haas (1990), `Obtaining International Environmental Protection through Epistemic Consensus' 8. Angela Liberatore (1991), `Problems of Transnational Policy Making: Environmental Policy in the European Community' 9. Matthew Paterson and Michael Grubb (1992), `The International Politics of Climate Change' 10. Mark Imber (1993), `Too Many Cooks? The Post-Rio Reform of the United Nations' 11. Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen (1994), `Global Climate Protection Policy: The Limits of Scientific Advice, Part I' and `Global Climate Protection Policy: The Limits of Scientific Advice, Part II' Part III: Exploring the International-National Policy Nexus 12. Wyn Grant, William Paterson and Colin Whitston (1988), `The Environmental Regulation of the Chemical Industry' 13. Andrew Hurrell (1994), `A Crisis of Ecological Viability? Global Environmental Change and the Nation State' 14. Detlef Sprinz and Tapani Vaahtoranta (1994), `The Interest-Based Explanation of International Environmental Policy' 15. Adrienne Heritier (1995), `"Leaders" and "Laggards" in European Clean Air Policy' 16. Hugh Ward (1996), `Game Theory and the Politics of Global Warming: The State of Play and Beyond' 17. J. Samuel Barkin and George E. Shambaugh (1996), `Common-Pool Resources and International Environmental Politics' 18. Duncan Liefferink and Mikael Skou Andersen (1998), `Strategies of the "Green" Member States in EU Environmental Policy Making' Part IV: The Impact of International Environmental Policy 19. Peter M. Haas (1989), `Do Regimes Matter? Epistemic Communities and Mediterranean Pollution Control' 20. Jon Birger Skaerseth (1993), `The "Effectiveness" of the Mediterranean Action Plan' 21. Brian Wynne (1993), `Implementation of Greenhouse Gas Reductions in the European Community: Institutional and Cultural Factors' 22. Susana Aguilar (1993), `Corporatist and Statist Designs in Environmental Policy: The Contrasting Roles of Germany and Spain in the European Community Scenario' 23. Geoffrey Pridham and Michelle Cini (1994), `Enforcing Environmental Standards in the European Union: Is there a Southern Problem?' 24. Jan-Erik Lane and Svein Thore Jensen (1996), `States and Common Pool Resources' 25. Katarina Eckerberg and William M. Lafferty (1997), `Comparative Perspectives on Evaluation and Explanation' Name Index

About the Author

Edited by Wolfgang Rudig, Reader in Government, University of Strathclyde, UK

Reviews

`Wolfgang Rudig has put together a fine collection of published articles and chapters on comparative environmental policy. The two-volume collection includes well-known or oft-cited authors (L. Caldwell, L. Lundqvist, P. Knoepful, P. Haas, O. Young) but also less-known works by authors who, Rudig hopes, will now get the attention they deserve. . . any scholar of environmental policy should be delighted to have access to this collection. . . the collection is classic, well edited and excellent value for money.' -- Elizabeth Bomberg, Environmental Politics

EAN: 9781852789503
ISBN: 1852789506
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Dimensions: 16.9 x 24.4 centimetres (2.56 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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