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State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Andreas Duit


Many recent studies on environmental governance focus on either the micro-level (the local and the individual) or the macro-level (the global) while neglecting governance at the nation-state level. State environmental governance is often perceived as inadequate, insufficient, or constrained by considerations of economic growth. And yet the impact of state environmental governance dwarfs that of the market or international organizations. This book of comparative studies documents the continuing relevance of the state in environmental politics and policy. The book also demonstrates the analytica ... More

Keywords: environmental governance, economic growth, environmental politics, environmental policy, resource management, fisheries management, forestry conservation, wind policies, developing countries

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780262027120
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andreas Duit, editor
Stockholm University

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