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Europeanization, strategic environmental assessment and the impacts on environmental governance

Unalan, Dilek and Cowell, Richard John Westley 2009. Europeanization, strategic environmental assessment and the impacts on environmental governance. Environmental Policy and Governance 19 (1) , pp. 32-43. 10.1002/eet.493

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Abstract

Recent European Union (EU) directives in the environmental field have promoted sustainable development alongside new modes of environmental governance for achieving this elusive goal. These modes are characterised by integrated, participatory and transparent decision-making processes. This paper provides a conceptual clarification of this new environmental governance and then examines the extent to which it is being promoted, through Europeanization, in one of the impending south-eastern enlargement countries, Turkey. Empirical data is taken from an analysis of Turkey's progress in adopting the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive which – potentially at least – embodies features of the new environmental governance. A key finding is that there are close links between the adoption of the new modes of environmental governance and the power of ‘Europeanization discourses’ in national policy making processes, but these are insufficient to forge significant changes in inter-sectoral working around environmental issues, or markedly expand opportunities for public participation. Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd and ERP Environment.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Geography and Planning (GEOPL)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Europeanization ; Environmental governance ; Strategic environmental assessment ; Public participation ; Discursive strategies
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 1756-932X
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2019 09:08
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/10551

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