Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970-2011

September 6, 2015|
Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970-2011 by Susan Owens
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Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise examines the evolving role of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, and it''s influence on British environmental policy from its inception in 1970 to its closure in 2011. Drawing upon an extensive range of sources, this book provides the only full account of this influential body, and is a fascinating analysis of expertise and policy formation. Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise provides a wider contribution to insights on expertise and advisory practices, offering a rich and detailed account of authority, autonomy, and trust, of the diverse roles that advisors can play, and draws important lessons about the nature of constructive interaction. Above all, it demonstrates the complexity and contingency of these interactions, contributing substantially to a theory of expertise, and drawing out important implications for the future of "good advice".
Susan Owens is Professor of Environment and Policy at the University of Cambridge, Department of Geography, and a Professorial Fellow of Newnham College. Her research lies in the field of environmental governance, with particular interests in the role of knowledge, ideas, and expertise in policy formation and change. She is a Fellow of...
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Title:Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970-2011Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 inPublished:6 septembre 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198294654

ISBN - 13:9780198294658

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