By Doris A. Fuchs (auth.)

ISBN-10: 9048161665

ISBN-13: 9789048161669

ISBN-10: 940170709X

ISBN-13: 9789401707091

What is the position of presidency in environmental politics and coverage? the reply to this question was rather transparent. executive used to be to manage the environmental functionality of nation and non-state actors, to set criteria, impose fees, and identify kind of stringent standards of applicable habit. With the expanding visual appeal of the problems of globalization and worldwide governance within the political technology literature, even if, the point of interest has grew to become to the position of non-state actors. educational learn and the preferred debate have pointed out enterprise, non-governmental businesses (NGOs), and civil society as akin to more and more very important and very likely strong actors within the political enviornment. while, a few observers have proclaimed the impact of presidency to be declining. Others have argued that the function of presidency basically is altering instead of declining. those that undertake the latter point of view postulate that the hot function for presidency during this altering political and socio-economic context is to set the framework for motion. during this viewpoint, executive continues to be of basic value for the functioning of the society, the financial system, and political decision-making, yet its position is varied in that govt 'merely' offers the institutional framework facilitating wanted outcomes.

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Ringquist (1993), in tum, finds legislative characteristics such as the length of the term or the endowment of legislature and authorities to have an impact on environmental policy outcomes. Likewise, Brickman, Jasanoff and Ilgen (1985) contrast a slow, consensus-oriented and careful process of decision making regarding the regulation of chemicals in Europe with a higWyfragmented one based on strict formulization of policies and the pivotal role of competition between interests in the United States.

S measure, Contract Intensive Money (CIM) is based on the idea that individuals in environments with insecure property rights will choose to engage only in self-enforcing contracts, which provide less potential for the society to realize gains from 29 Somewhat related to Ostrom's institutional rational choice approach is Scharpf s (1997) "actor centered institutionalism" which explains outcomes (specifically cooperation) on the basis of actor constellations, the distribution of preferences, and the availability of information.

32 Sabatier (1999) himself emphasizes the difference between his approach and the cognitive ones mentioned above, which he finds too vague (p. 11). 33 Recently, Fenger and Klok (1998) have extended Sabatier's model by factoring in the resource dependence of the coalitions. 30 38 Chapter 2 for the respective situation). Various studies have found that differences and the potential for change in these beliefs can explain differences in environmental policy outcomes. Finally, the postmaterialism debate addresses the role of values and beliefs in determining environmental quality as well.

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