Environmental Policy Integration (EPI) is an innovative policy principle designed to deliver sustainable development. This book offers an unrivalled exploration of its conceptualization and implementation, drawing upon a set of interlinked case studies of the most common implementing instruments and the varied experience of applying them in six OECD states and the EU. Written by a team of international experts, it identifies and explains broad patterns and dynamics in what is an important area of contemporary environmental policy analysis. This insightful account of the state-of-the-art aims to offer a valuable resource for academics interested in environmental politics and policy analysis, as well as the broader, interdisciplinary theme of 'governance for sustainable development'.It will interest advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in comparative politics, public administration and environmental politics and policy-making. Given the continuing political relevance of sustainability, it should also appeal to NGOs, think tanks and international bodies attempting to coordinate policies across and within different levels of governance.
Contents:Foreword by Albert WealePrefacePART I: THE CONCEPTUAL AND INSTITUTIONAL BACKGROUND1. Integrating the Environment for Sustainable Development: An Introduction Andrew Jordan and Andrea Lenschow 2. Instruments for Environmental Policy Integration in 30 OECD CountriesKlaus Jacob, Axel Volkery and Andrea LenschowPART II: THE TOOLBOX OF IMPLEMENTING INSTRUMENTS3. Administrative InstrumentsAdriaan Schout and Andrew Jordan 4. Green BudgetingDavid Wilkinson, David Benson and Andrew Jordan5. Sustainable Development StrategiesReinhard Steurer 6. Policy AppraisalJulia Hertin, Klaus Jacob and Axel Volkery7. Strategic Environmental Assessment Olivia BinaPART III: NATIONAL EXPERIENCES AND PROSPECTS8. The European Union Andrew Jordan, Adriaan Schout and Martin Unfried9. GermanyRudiger Wurzel10. NorwayWilliam Lafferty, Olav Mosvold Larsen and Audun Ruud11. SwedenMans Nilsson and A...sa Persson12. The United Kingdom Duncan Russel and Andrew Jordan 13. The United States of AmericaJohn Hoornbeek14. AustraliaAndrew RossPART IV: COMPARATIVE CONCLUSIONS15. Environmental Policy Integration: An Innovation in Environmental Policy?Andrew Jordan and Andrea LenschowIndex
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