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Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn


Over the last thirty years, the European Union (EU) has created a system of environmental governance in Europe. With a large number of legislative measures, the EU's environmental policy is broad in scope, extensive in detail, and often stringent in effect. Environmental governance also extends to the ways in which decision-making on environmental policy has become institutionalised within Europe, both at the level of the EU itself and in the practices of the member states. This book seeks to understand this new system of environmental governance both at the European level and at the level of ... More

Keywords: European Union, environment, environmental policy, member states, European integration, case studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199257478
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Albert Weale, author
University of Essex

Geoffrey Pridham, author
University of Bristol

Michelle Cini, author
University of Bristol

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