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By Pieter Glasbergen, Peter P. J. Driessen (auth.), Peter P. J. Driessen, Pieter Glasbergen (eds.)

This e-book could be considered as a monograph at the debates and advancements in Dutch environmental coverage. it's been written with a particular point of view in brain. before everything, the road of technique we now have taken was once from a multidisciplinary social technology perspective. the rage in environmental coverage is checked out from the perspective of sociology, coverage reviews and political technology. Secondly, all analyses go away from the paradigm shift suggestion. this actual paradigm shift relies at the indisputable fact that an intensive switch has taken form through the years within the means environmental concerns are dealt with. formerly, environmental coverage had continually been characterized by way of is top-down method within which govt decided the particular pursuits of coverage and assumed that it will probably win over company, non governmental businesses and voters to behave based on these pursuits. there has been additionally loads of religion within the technical ideas to environmental concerns. present day environmental coverage relies on a unconditionally diversified philosophy. Environmental ambitions at the moment are reached in organization with company, non-governmental businesses and voters. those actors also are interested by bringing environmental coverage into perform. In different phrases, the implementation of coverage has a extra interactive nature. New relationships emerge among executive, the industry and civil society, and coverage discourses additionally turn into built-in. The environmental curiosity is extra frequently weighed opposed to the econom1c pursuits, the spatial improvement and opposed to social justice.

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3 we briefly set out an environmental problem at the local level which we then analyse on the basis of the network approach. 5. 6 in relation to the representative democracy and the constitutional state. 7 we put forward several comments on the value of the network approach and the conditions that must be in place to guarantee it's success. 2 Policy networks By thinking in terms of policy networks we attempt to find our way around in the increasing complexity of society, as well as in how to achieve coordination between the parties (Benson, 1978; Godfroij, 1981; Marin & Mayntz, 1991; Benz, Scharpf & Zintl, 1992; Rhodes & Marsh, 1992; Castells, 1996; Goverde & Van Tatenhove, 2000).

The enterprising farmer could do the same thing. The village's municipal council could also change 'the ecology of the game' by announcing a change in the planning regulations, focusing on a more regulated authorisation of the 'barn parties' (causing no noise or social nuisance), emphasising the general interest in the longer term. The assertive 'neighbour' could be given the prospects of damages and/or a subsidised removal. 4 35 The government and policy networks In the case of environmental issues we frequently see a gap between the ambitions and the actual results achieved.

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