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From Government to Governance? New Governance for Water and Biodiversity in Enlarged EU

Kluvánková-Oravská, Tatiana (editor). 2010. From Government to Governance? New Governance for Water and Biodiversity in Enlarged EU. . Prague: Alfa Nakladatelství

Abstract

The book is a result of interdisciplinary research conducted under the GoverNat project. It explores evolution of environmental governance in the region of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), in particular: How the recombination of institutions “with the ruins of communism” affects the restructuring of command-and-control systems in the post-socialist countries of CEE and how it affects EU environmental governance.

The book collect 5 chapters presenting conceptual contribution to the evolution of environmental governance in the enlarged EU and 8 case studies on the tools and processes for new governance of water and biodiversity in Europe. It intent to provoke academic and policy debate on the evolution of environmental governance in the region of Central and Eastern Europe The book will be of interests to interdisciplinary researchers, Central European policy maker and students. It is written by a team of 17 authors from 10  European countries:

Dr. Tatiana Kluvánková-Oravská, Prof. Andy Gouldson, Prof. Jouni Paavola, Prof. Jiřina Jílková, Dr. Lenka Slavíková,, Dr.Veronika Chobotová, Dr. Felix Rauschmayer, Dr. Dimitrios Zikos, Dr. Maria Falaleeva, Minna Santaoja, Dr. Norbert Kohlheb, Dr Bálint Balázs, Dr. Peter Wirth ,Dr. Gérard Hutter,  Dr. Jochen Schanze, Dr. Ilona Banaszak, Sonja Trifunovová.  Book reviewers:  Prof. Susan Baker and Prof. Bálint Baláž.

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