Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2006

336 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719073342

Bookseller Code (06)


Environmental policy-making in Britain, Germany and the European Union

The Europeanisation of air and water pollution control

Rüdiger K. W. Wurzel

Published by Manchester University Press

Issues in Environmental Politics MUP

  • European environmental policy has become an increasingly important area of EU policy-making and the source of political conflict between Britain and Germany
  • This book explains why national conflicts have arisen and how they are resolved at EU level
  • Focuses on two very important and media exploitable issues - car emission and bathing water regulation
  • The empirical findings are based on unpublished material and more than one hundred interviews with former government ministers, EU Commissioners, senior officials, Members of the European Parliament as well as industry and NGO representatives
  • First book length study to be published in English, which focuses on British, German and EU environmental policy

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