New Edited Volume: Long-Term Governance for Social-Ecological Change

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Siebenhüner, Bernd/Arnold,Marlen/Eisenack, Klaus/Jacob, Klaus (eds.)(2013), New Edited Volume: Long-Term Governance for Social-Ecological Change.



The book discusses how to tackle long-term social and ecological problems by using different environmental governance approaches to creating sustainable development. It explores opportunities and requirements for the governance of long-term problems, and examines how to achieve a lasting transformation.

Introduction: Long-term policy: setting the scene Bernd Siebenhuener, Marlen Arnold, Klaus Eisenack and Klaus Jacob 

Part 1: Institutions and Governance Mechanisms 

The role of expertise in European environmental governance: theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence 
Michael Pregernig and Michael Böcher 

A third Industrial Revolution? 
Martin Jänicke and Klaus Jacob 

Governance in the Face of Socio-Ecological Change: A Legal Response
Anél Du Plessis 

Part 2: Economics and Tools 

Assessing financial adaptation strategies to extreme events in Europe 
Stefan Hochrainer and Reinhard Mechler 

Population dynamics, adaptive capacity & regulation of supply systems 
Diana Hummel, Cedric Janowicz and Alexandra Lux 

Innovation dynamics as lever for adaptive long-term policies: an evolutionary approach 
Jan Nill 

Part 3: Participation

From Interest Consultation to Collective Knowledge Production: The Influence of Participation on EU Environmental Governance 
Hui-Yin Sung and Ho-Ching Lee 

Potential and limits for businesses to address long-term social-ecological challenges: the case of European fish processors 
Franziska Wolff and Katharina Schmitt 

Participation Beyond the State: Why some NGOs Partner with Environmental NGOs, and Others Do Not 
Kristian Krieger and M Brooke 

Participatory Scenarios in Developing and Implementing Long-Term Policies – Potential Contributions and Attributes of Influence 
Christian Albert 

Part 4: Knowledge and Learning

Coping with creeping catastrophes: National political systems and the challenge of slow-moving policy problems
Volker Schneider, Philip Leifeld and Thomas Malang 

Scenarios as boundary objects in the allocation of water resources and services in the Mekong Region 
Louis Lebel 

Stakeholder Integration and Social Learning in Integrated Sustainability Assessment 
Lisa Bohunovsky and Jill Jäger


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