Environmental Policymaking and Stakeholder Collaboration: by Shannon K. Orr

By Shannon K. Orr

A serious appraisal of why environmental guidelines fail and be triumphant, Environmental Policymaking and Stakeholder Collaboration offers coverage makers with the keys to navigating complex environmental concerns and stakeholder negotiations. It covers theories in environmental coverage making and stakeholder administration, compares and contrasts failed and winning approach and coverage, and comprises functional directions and instruments for the practitioner.

More than simply a theoretical exam, the ebook provides an in depth instrument equipment of greater than 70 functional and utilized principles to steer the implementation of inclusive stakeholder collaboration. those principles can be utilized by way of governments and corporations to enhance choice making and make sure that stakeholders and most people have a say in public coverage. The ebook covers theories of stakeholder collaboration, development an knowing of why stakeholder collaboration is concurrently severe for potent coverage making and why it's so hard.

While the point of interest of this ebook is on environmental policymaking, the theories and instruments could be utilized to any factor. govt can't be anticipated to resolve our public difficulties in isolation: we needs to make sure that various pursuits are heard and represented within the policymaking strategy. This e-book is greater than only a theoretical treatise approximately stakeholder collaboration; it's also a suite of utilized and functional instruments to make sure that collaboration is placed into perform in ways in which are potent and significant. It is helping individuals with a keenness for the surroundings know the way to get their voices heard and is helping governments know the way to listen.

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As highlighted by the Banff case study, there is growing recognition within environmental policy that stakeholder collaboration is a valuable tool for decisionmaking processes (Selin, Schuett, et al. 2000; Kloprogge and van der Sluijs 2006; Mangun, Throgmorton, et al. 2007; Bryner 2008; Jarman 2011; Davies and White 2012; Graci 2013). Such collaboration of course depends on a number of key factors: correctly identifying stakeholders, developing appropriate and effective participation venues, fostering their capacity to participate effectively, and using the output in a meaningful way.

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Stakeholders: Theoretical Foundations ◾ 21 Within the policy process, subsystem activities may include bringing issues to the agenda, developing and helping to pass legislation, formulating rules and regulations, preparing and passing budgets, administering and implementing programs, and evaluating/revising programs (Thurber 1991). Policy subsystems may be particularly important in providing expertise that is beyond that of government representatives: The number of policy issues that can actively be considered and acted upon constitute a small portion of the range of possible issues demanding attention.

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