Environmental politics in the European Union : Policy-making, implementation and patterns of multi-level governance.

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the development, making and implementation of European Union environmental politics and identifies the central areas and instruments of EU environmental policy. It analyses the factors influencing not only the formulation but also the implementation...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Knill, Christoph.
Other Authors: Liefferink, Duncan.
Format: eBook
Published:Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007.
Series:Issues in Environmental Politics S.
Table of Contents:
  • List of boxes, tables and figures; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction and historical overview: the establishment of environmental policy as a European policy domain; 2 Patterns of regulation; 3 Central institutions and actors; 4 Political processes and decision-making procedures; 5 Typical interest constellations and patterns of interaction; 6 Making EU environmental policy in practice: three case studies; 7 Implementation effectiveness of EU environmental policy; 8 Strategies to improve implementation effectiveness: 'new' environmental policy instruments as a panacea?
  • 9 The implementation of EU environmental policy in the UK, France, Germany and Spain10 Taking stock: the environmental problem-solving capacity of the EU; 11 Conclusions; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W.