By Ewald Engelen, Jozef Keulartz, Gilbert Leistra (auth.), Jozef Keulartz, Gilbert Leistra (eds.)
This quantity makes a speciality of the problem of legitimacy within the context of eu nature conservation coverage. It offers insights within the manner within which democratic legitimacy is being ‘produced’ at various degrees of governance. construction forth upon contemporary advancements in democracy thought that experience pointed out a number of varieties of legitimacy, the quantity observes a EU-wide shift from output legitimacy to enter and throughput legitimacy. most sensible down coverage making is more and more meeting
local resistance. therefore, the significance for coverage makers of improving the democratic legitimacy in their coverage plans has elevated. the recognition of deliberative decision-making strategies could be noticeable as a procedural solution to this nation of affairs.
For this quantity students from in the european have been invited to mirror upon the query even if comparable advancements are occurring within the context with which they're such a lot widespread. Do they understand a delegitimation of best down coverage making and as a result an expanding emphasis on procedural legitimacy in procedures of nature conservation coverage implementation? Which version of democratic decision-making is such a lot valuable to resolve the difficulty of legitimacy within the box of nature conservation coverage? How very important are nationwide traditions and associations? What are the tradeoffs among the different sorts of legitimacy?
Nine case stories are offered: case reports on secure species (geese within the Netherlands, and the nice cormorant in Denmark, France and Italy), 4 case stories that zoom in on particular secure components (in Spain, Finland, Poland and the UK), and 3 case stories with a spotlight at the implementation of Natura 2000 on the nation point (Belgium, France and Germany). those case reviews are through large comments.