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The United Kingdom: From Political Containment to Integrated Thinking?

Stephen C. Young

in Implementing Sustainable Development

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780199242016
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599736 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199242011.003.0009
 The United Kingdom: From Political Containment to Integrated Thinking?

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Analyses efforts of the British government to come to terms with sustainable development. It illustrates the manner in which sustainable development has been integrated into UK policy approaches and institutions as part of a general effort to modernize environmental governance. It also points to the rather different perspectives on sustainable development that have been elaborated under Conservative and Labour administrations.

Keywords: conservatives; environmental policy; governance; implementation; labour; sustainable development; UK

Chapter.  11860 words. 

Subjects: Environment

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