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Title: Regulators networks: collaborative agency approaches to the implementation and enforcement of environmental law
Contributor(s): Pink, Grant (author); Bartel, Robyn (author)
Publication Date: 2015
DOI: 10.4337/9781783479313.00019
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18485
Abstract: Regulators, irrespective of geographic location, the entities and sectors they regulate and the nature of the commodities regulated, face a common challenge of maintaining institutional capacity for undertaking effective regulatory activities. This chapter considers how agencies engaged in environmental regulation and enforcement use network learning to close this capacity gap. The chapter consists of five sections. Section 1 consists of a brief introduction, providing some context around environmental regulation, environmental regulatory tools and regulator networks. Section 2 profiles several networks designed to aid environmental regulation and enforcement. Section 3 explores some benefits and functions of networks including learning and capacity-building. Section 4 explores how network efficacy may be evaluated. Section 5, the conclusion, includes a research agenda to advance the utility of networks as a tool for implementing environmental law.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Implementing Environmental Law, p. 308-337
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Place of Publication: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
ISBN: 9781783479313
9781783479290
Field of Research (FOR): 160403 Social and Cultural Geography
180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law
160499 Human Geography not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/215658641
Series Name: IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Series
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