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Does discourse matter? Discourse analysis in environmental policy making
This Special Issue is concerned with theories and methodologies of discourse analysis and their contribution to environmental policy research in particular. It is a response to three theoretical
Post-exceptionalism in public policy: transforming food and agricultural policy
ABSTRACT Framing the special issue on the transformation of Food and Agricultural Policy, this article introduces the concept of post-exceptionalism in public policies. The analysis of change in
Action needed for the EU Common Agricultural Policy to address sustainability challenges
Concerned about current attempts to dilute the environmental ambition of the future CAP, and the lack of concrete proposals for improving the CAP in the draft of the European Green Deal, it is called on the European Parliament, Council and Commission to adopt 10 urgent action points for delivering sustainable food production, biodiversity conservation and climate mitigation.
  • P. Feindt
  • Political Science, Economics
  • 1 June 2010
This article uses the Advocacy Coalition Framework (ACF) (Sabatier and Jenkins-Smith 1999; Weible and Sabatier 2007) and a refined version of the social learning approach of Peter Hall (1993) to
A framework to assess the resilience of farming systems
Greening Leviathan: the rise of the environmental state?
‘Bringing the state back in’ to research on comparative, inter-, and trans-national environmental politics and policy will contribute to better understanding of the limits and prospects of
The BSE Crisis in German Newspapers: Reframing Responsibility
The 2000/2001 German BSE crisis unfolded as a public drama where awkward crisis management and political attacks on industrial agriculture sparked intense, prolonged media coverage. Mediatisation and
Discourse analysis of environmental policy revisited: traditions, trends, perspectives
ABSTRACT Since the mid-1990s, discourse analysis has become an increasingly established framework in environmental policy analysis. The field has diversified in terms of conceptual approaches,
Policy stretching and institutional layering: British food policy between security, safety, quality, health and climate change
Food policy has been a key part of the British welfare state. Since the post-war period it has undergone enormous ideational and institutional change, mostly through periods of crisis. However, from
The Recession, Environmental Policy and Ecological Modernization – What's New about the Green New Deal?
This paper discusses the impact of the Great Recession on environmental policy. We argue that the recession has a specific environmental policy dimension by challenging underlying assumptions of the