Preface Introduction: the Brent Spar Background Three Styles of Decision-making De-commissioning Decisions: Unsuccessful Consultation? The Battle to Define the Problem Direct Action and Indirect Consequences Science and Decision-making The Spar and OSPAR: Linking the Decisions General Conclusions The Implications for Democracy: Single Issue Politics versus Corporate Power Index
GRANT JORDAN is Professor of Politics at the University of Aberdeen. He has published widely on public policy making and interest groups. Prior work includes Governing Under Pressure, Government and Pressure Groups in Britain, (both with Jeremy Richardson), Engineers and Professional Self-Regulation, The British Administrative System, and The Protest Business? (with William Maloney).
"Jordan has written an excellent case study of Brent Spar that should be of particular appeal to political scientists." - Journal of Energy Literature