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Rethinking deliberative governance: dissecting the Queensland landclearing campaign

  title={Rethinking deliberative governance: dissecting the Queensland landclearing campaign},
  author={James Martin Whelan and Kristen Lyons},
Landclearing dominated the political and media agenda throughout the 2004 Queensland state election. The state’s rapid rate of landclearing and consequent contribution to species loss and climate change had gained widespread attention as a result of sustained advocacy by environmental non-government organisations. On polling day, voters were assured that a vote for Labor was a vote to ‘end landclearing’ and protect up to 20 million hectares of remnant vegetation. Labor’s landslide victory… 
Regional planning as good governance: A central Queensland case study
Abstract Previous social science research has detected changes in ideas and practices of government in Australia from the 1980s, most notably in the shift from a welfarist mode of rule towards


Governance and Social Policy
  • M. Daly
  • Political Science, Economics
    Journal of Social Policy
  • 2003
Governance is now quite widely used as a frame of analysis, although not in social policy. This article elaborates some of the different roots and usages of governance and interrogates the utility of
“A Kiss Here and a Kiss There”: Conflict and Collaboration in Environmental Partnerships
It is concluded that environmental partnerships characterized by such nonconfrontational practices risk inadvertently encouraging the delegitimization of conflictual approaches to environmental action and engendering a retreat from radical thinking and innovative environmental solutions.
Public Participation and Local Environmental Planning: The collective action problem and the potential of social capital
Expanding the opportunities for public participation in environmental planning is not always the best option. Starting from an institutional public choice analysis of public participation in terms of
The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses
PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Making Sense of Earth's Politics: A Discourse Approach PART II: GLOBAL LIMITS AND THEIR DENIAL 2. Looming Tragedy: Survivalism 3. Growth Forever: The Promethean Response PART
Green Power: The Environment Movement in Australia
A book that intermeshes the theories of social movements and non-government organisations with everyday events occurring in the environmental movement in Australia. The book's focus is on
Taming the panda: the relationship between WWF Australia and the Howard government
For several years there has been widespread concern, expressed mainly in private, that certain environment NGOs have become too close to the federal government, eroding the effectiveness of the
Public Participation in Sustainability Science: A Handbook
Part I. Concepts and Insights: 1. Citizenship participation in sustainability assessments Bernd Kasemir, Carlo C. Jaeger and Jill Jager 2. Contexts of citizen participation Clair Gough, Eric Darier,
Making collaboration work : lessons from innovation in natural resource management
Review: Making Collaboration Work: Lessons from Innovation in Natural Resource Management By Julia M. Wondolleck and Steven L. Yaffee Reviewed by Donny Roush Idaho Environmental Education