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Urban Governance and the Environment: An Irish Case Study
Fagan, Honor; Murray, Michael
The new problematic of urban governance is finding dramatic manifestation in the issue of urban waste management. Popular resistance to the siting of waste incinerators in Ireland is leading to a grave legitimacy crisis for the government. The nation-state is caught in a crisis due to popular opposition to the plans and the need to meet more stringent European Union (EU) guidelines on sustainable waste management and recycling.
Keyword(s): Sociology; Ireland; Dublin; waste; incinerators; protest; globalisation
Publication Date:
2004
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Institution: Maynooth University
Citation(s): Fagan, Honor and Murray, Michael (2004) Urban Governance and the Environment: An Irish Case Study. Irish Journal of Urban Studies, 3 (2). pp. 39-52.
Publisher(s): Trinity College Dublin
File Format(s): application/pdf
Related Link(s): http://mural.maynoothuniversity.ie/485/1/urbanfinal1.pdf
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