Remaking “ Nature ” : The Ecological Turn in Dutch Water Management

@inproceedings{Disco2002RemakingN,
  title={Remaking “ Nature ” : The Ecological Turn in Dutch Water Management},
  author={Cornelis Disco},
  year={2002}
}
  • Cornelis Disco
  • Published 2002
The ecological turn in water management has usually been interpreted as a political and cultural rather than technical and professional accomplishment. The dynamics of the uptake of ecological expertise into hydraulic engineering bureaucracies have not been well described. Focusing on the controversy around the damming of the Oosterschelde estuary in theNetherlands in the 1970s, this article shows howpublic environmental politics transformed the politics of interprofessional competition. Andrew… CONTINUE READING

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