|Title||Governance, democracy and sustainable development : Moving beyond the impasse|
|Author||edited by James Meadowcroft, Oluf Langhelle and Audun Ruud|
|Imprint||Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2012|
|Descript||xviii, 340p. : ill ; 24 cm|
Governance, democracy and sustainable development: moving beyond the impasse. -- A changing energy resource base and the re-invention of the region. -- Trends, drivers and dilemmas in the transition towards sustainable water management. -- Local participation and learning in nature protection: a Swedish success story. -- Early experiences of local climate change adaptation in Norwegian society. -- 'Think globally, act locally!' But what on earth can local governments do ablut global climate change? -- Moving beyond the impasse: climate change activism in the US and the EU. -- Governance and participation for sustainable development in Ireland: 'Not so different after all?' -- Measuring what? National interpretations of sustainable development - the case of Norway. -- Breaking the impasse on global environmental protection. -- Governance bydiffusion: exploring a new mechanism of international policy coordination. -- Climate change, the common good and the promotion of sustainable development. -- Pushing the boundaries: governance for sustainable development and a politics of limits. -- Governance for sustainable development: the impasse of dysfunctional democracy.
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