European Union Environmental Policy and New Forms of Governance (Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice) by Tanja Malek

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Central government policies,
  • EU & European institutions,
  • Environmental impact analysis,
  • The Environment,
  • EU (European Union),
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsHubert Heinelt (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10827060M
ISBN 100754612961
ISBN 109780754612964

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