The Politics of Improving Urban Air Quality

The Politics of Improving Urban Air Quality

by Wyn P. Grant, Peter Knoepfel, Anthony Perl
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858986966

ISBN-13: 9781858986968

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Improving urban air quality has become a policy priority for the European Union, national governments and city authorities as more evidence comes to light of the harmful health effects of road traffic pollution. This book clearly illustrates how to work towards effective policies for improved urban air quality. The Politics of Improving Urban Air Quality will prove…  See more details below

Overview

Improving urban air quality has become a policy priority for the European Union, national governments and city authorities as more evidence comes to light of the harmful health effects of road traffic pollution. This book clearly illustrates how to work towards effective policies for improved urban air quality. The Politics of Improving Urban Air Quality will prove invaluable to scholars of environmental studies and public policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858986968
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
1Introduction1
2When policy networks collide: the institutional dynamic of air pollution policy-making in two Canadian cities13
3'Soft' institutions for hard problems: instituting air pollution policies in three Italian regions31
4Improving air quality in Italian cities: the outcome of an emergency policy style52
5Shifting tools and shifting meanings in urban traffic policy: the case of Turin73
6Changing definitions and networks in clean air policy in France93
7Lyon's urban transportation policy and the air quality problem: a policy network approach107
8Clean air and transport policy in Switzerland: the case of Berne127
9Conclusion: institution building for sustainable urban mobility policies144
Bibliography168
Index183

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