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Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development

Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development

Reflections on Theory and Practice

Edited by Pieter Glasbergen, Frank Biermann and Arthur P.J. Mol

This significant study discusses the emergence of partnerships for sustainable development as an innovative, and potentially influential, new type of governance. With contributions from leading experts in the field, the ‘partnership paradigm’ is discussed and the contributors explore the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development.

Chapter 9: Democracy and Accountability: The Challenge for Cross-sectoral Partnerships

James Meadowcroft

Subjects: environment, environmental governance and regulation, environmental politics and policy, environmental sociology, politics and public policy, environmental politics and policy, european politics and policy, public policy


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