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Title In pursuit of sustainable development : new governance practices at the sub-national level in Europe / edited by Susan Baker and Katarina Eckerberg
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 234 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science ; 54
Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science ; 54
Contents Introduction. Sustainable Development : Facilitating Governance Capacity at the Sub-National Level / Susan Baker and Katarina Eckerberg -- Part 1. Promoting Governance Capacity for Sustainable Development -- National Sustainable Development Strategies in EU Member States : The Regional Dimension / Gerald Berger and Reinhard Steurer -- Economic Instruments and the Promotion of Sustainable Development : Governance Experiences in Key European States / Susan Baker and Katarina Eckerberg -- Institutional and Social Capacity Enhancement for Local Sustainable Development : Lessons from European Urban Settings / Bob Evans [and others] -- Part 2. Engaging in Governance for Sustainable Development -- Institutional Capacities for Sustainable Development : Experiences with Local Agenda 21 in Spain / Kenneth Hanf and Francesc Morata -- Sub-National Sustainable Development Initiatives in Federal States in Germany / Kristine Kern -- Rhetoric or Reality? : Responding to the Challenge of Sustainable Development and New Governance Patterns in Ireland / Bernadette Connaughton, Brid Quinn and Nicolas Rees -- Governance Networks Promoting Rural Sustainable Development in Norway / Sissel Hovik -- New Interpretations of Local Governance for Sustainable Development in the Netherlands / Frans Coenan -- Conclusion : Combining Old and New Governance in Pursuit of Sustainable Development / Susan Baker and Katarina Eckerberg
Summary Explores the promotion of sustainable development as an organizing principle for the emergence of new forms of governance practices in European Union member states and Norway
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sustainable development -- Europe
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment.
Hållbar utveckling -- Europa.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy.
Sustainable development.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Baker, Susan, 1955-
Eckerberg, Katarina, 1953-
ISBN 0203928164