A Path to Spatial Justice
Edited by Shelley Egoz, Karsten Jørgensen and Deni Ruggeri
Chapter 15: Managing cherished landscapes across legal boundaries
The aim of this chapter is to demonstrate a democratic aspect of planning and management in protected and other designated landscapes with a multitude of boundaries and legal frameworks, and highlight the importance of integration actors. In a situation with fragmented institutions, where the actors have different positions and power, the chapter claims that it is of fundamental importance to create a common arena that contributes to seeing the landscape in an integrated way, and not being limited to the complexity of boundaries and singular fields of authority. Based on a study of Nærøyfjorden, Norway, integration actors are seen to play a fundamental role in bringing the different stakeholders and authorities together to find and implement positive solutions/measures to experienced problems at the local community level. The chapter identifies and discusses three major capacities constituting the integration actor: integrity, professional capacity and trust.
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