- Code EMDV8104
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Environmental Management & Development Program
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Environmental Management & Development
- Areas of interest Environmental Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Luca Tacconi
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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The questions that will guide our work throughout the semester include: What is environmental governance? What are the principles of good environmental governance? How are the stakeholders involved in governance? What are the instruments available? How can good environmental governance be designed and implemented? To address these questions, the course will examine processes and instruments of environmental governance by considering theories and empirical studies. We focus on theories and issues relating to national and international governance, public policy formation, common property management, market and non-market incentives for resource management, decentralization, civil society organizations and corporate environmental behaviour.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course students will:
1. have knowledge of key theories and frameworks underpinning environmental governance;
2. be able to critically analyse and write about environmental governance issues;
3. be capable to contribute to the development of solutions to environmental governance problems at the local, national and global levels.
Semester 1; on campus and distance education.
Ministerial brief (20%); on-line discussions (25%); essay (30); exam (25%).
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4 contact hours and about 6 hours reading and writing per week.
United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute, World Resources 2002-2004: Decisions for the Earth: Balance, voice, and power. http://archive.wri.org/publication_detail.cfm?pubid=3764
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3694||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|