1st Edition

New Instruments of Environmental Governance?
National Experiences and Prospects





ISBN 9780714683003
Published August 29, 2003 by Routledge
248 Pages

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The use of so-called "new" environmental policy instruments such as eco-taxes, tradable permits, voluntary agreements and eco-labels has prompted widespread claims that these devices have replaced regulation. These papers offer a fresh perspective on the evolving tool-box of environmental policy.

Table of Contents

Introduction: "New" Instruments of Environmental Governance - Patterns and Pathways of Change Andrew Jordan et al.  National Experiences: The Politics of "Light-Handed" Regulation - "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in Australia Elim Papadakis and Richard Grant.  Struggling to Leave Behind a Highly Regulatory Past? "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in Austria Rudiger K.W. Wurzel et al.  The Politics of Regulatory Reform - "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in Finland Rauno Sairinen.  From High Regulatory State to Social and Ecological Market Economy? "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in Germany Rudiger K.W. Wurzel et al.  Much Talk but Little Action? "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in Ireland Brendan Flynn.  Instrument Innovation in an Environmental Lead State - "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in the Netherlands Anthony R. Zito et al.  Policy Innovation or "Muddling Through"? "New" Environmental Policy Instruments in the United Kingdom Andrew Jordan et al.  Comparative Conclusions: "New" Environmental Policy Instruments - An Evolution or a Revolution in Environmental Policy? Andrew Jordan et al.

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