`Good social technological know-how would possibly not elevate our spirits, however it may still enhance our coverage knowing. Andrew Jordan and Andrea Lenschow have produced a quantity that gives a refined and empirically educated knowing of environmental coverage integration, utilizing a layout that appears either on the complete coverage cycle and at cross-national comparisons.'
- From the foreword by way of Albert Weale FBA, college of Essex, UK
`Policy coordination is generally studied in hierarchical and institutional phrases. This quantity demonstrates the facility of an idea to operate as a framework for coordination. It bargains an cutting edge examine of coverage coordination, in addition to a radical research of environmental policy.'
- man Peters, collage of Pittsburgh, US
`This ebook bargains with a severe problem dealing with smooth governments: the best way to combine environmental pondering into all coverage parts. It presents attention-grabbing insights into the development made in understanding this goal and is a "must learn" for someone attracted to realizing how a ways we've got come, and the way a long way we nonetheless need to cross, in greening govt for sustainable development.'
- James Meadowcroft, Carleton college, Canada
`This assortment brings jointly major students within the box to discover the origins and purposes of alternative tools of environmental coverage integration from a comparative viewpoint. This ebook is a needs to learn for environmental coverage practitioners and students with an curiosity in how environmental results can and are being improved.'
- Miranda A. Schreurs, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Environmental coverage Integration (EPI) is an leading edge coverage precept designed to carry sustainable improvement. This ebook bargains an unrivalled exploration of its conceptualization and implementation, drawing upon a collection of interlinked case stories of the commonest imposing tools and the various adventure of utilizing them in six OECD states and the european. Written by means of a group of foreign specialists, it identifies and explains vast styles and dynamics in what's a major region of up to date environmental coverage analysis.
This insightful account of the cutting-edge goals to provide a useful source for lecturers attracted to environmental politics and coverage research, in addition to the wider, interdisciplinary topic of 'governance for sustainable development'. it is going to curiosity complicated undergraduate and postgraduate scholars taking classes in comparative politics, public management and environmental politics and policy-making. Given the ongoing political relevance of sustainability, it's going to additionally entice NGOs, imagine tanks and overseas our bodies trying to coordinate regulations throughout and inside of varied degrees of governance.