Title first published in 2003. This book focuses on whether participatory governance can lead to sustainable and innovative outcomes. Using an empirical analysis of the development, implementation and review of an EU environmental management system - the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), it examines under which circumstances participatory governance might encourage sustainability and innovation.

part Part I|1 pages

Policy Overview and Analytical Framework

chapter Chapter 1|8 pages


ByHubert Heinelt, Britta Meinke, Randall Smith, Georgios Terizakis

chapter Chapter 2|11 pages

Sustainability, Innovation, Participation and EMAS

ByHubert Heinelt, Annette Elisabeth Töller

chapter Chapter 3|30 pages

The Negotiation and Renegotiation of a European Policy Tool

ByAnnette Elisabeth Töller, Hubert Heinelt

part Part II|1 pages

Country Studies

chapter Chapter 4|24 pages

The Eco-Management and Audit Scheme in Britain

ByRandall Smith, Femke Geerts

chapter Chapter 5|71 pages

The British Case Studies

ByFemke Geerts, Randall Smith

chapter Chapter 6|14 pages

EMAS in Greece

ByPanagiotis Getimis, Georgia Giannakourou, Zafeiroula Dimadama

chapter Chapter 7|40 pages

The Greek Case Studies

ByPanagiotis Getimis, Zafeiroula Dimadama

chapter Chapter 8|17 pages

EMAS in Germany

ByHubert Heinelt, Tanja Malek, Annette Elisabeth Töller

chapter Chapter 9|41 pages

The German Case Studies

ByBrigitte Geißel

part Part III|1 pages


chapter Chapter 10|15 pages

EMAS: An Instrument for Participatory Governance?

ByHubert Heinelt, Britta Meinke, Annette Elisabeth Töller