Polder Politics: The Re-Invention of Consensus Democracy in the Netherlands

Polder Politics: The Re-Invention of Consensus Democracy in the Netherlands

by F. Hendriks

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ISBN-13: 9781351787215
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/05/2017
Series: Routledge Revivals
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 322
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction and General Observations: Introduction: towards an institutional analysis of Dutch consensualism, F. Hendriks and Th.A.J. Toonen; Polder politics in The Netherlands: the viscous state revisited, F. Hendriks; Dutch administrative culture in a historical perspective, N. Randeraad and D.J. Wolffram; Consensus democracy in a post-modern perspective, P.H.A. Frissen; Local politics: the not-in-my-back-yard syndrome revisited, P.W. Tops. Observations in Policy Domains: The Dutch negotiating economy: learning through concertation, A.C. Hemerijck; Infrastructure planning: balancing between fixation and enrichment, G.R. Teisman; Water management in The Netherlands: the re-invention of incremental policy, V.J.J.M. Bekkers and A.M.B. Lips; Breakthroughs in the polder: institutional sclerosis and polder politics, J.F.M. Koppenjan; The struggle for greenscape: power and decision-making about rural area policy, C.E. Peters; Criminal investigations in the Dutch constitutional state: viscosity or decisiveness?, E.R. Muller and A.H. Pieterse. Comparative Observations: The flexibility of viscosity: new social movements in a comparative perspective, J.W. Duyvendak; The low countries between divergence and convergence, M. Brans and R. Maes; Explaining the paradox of the polder model: warts and all, R.H. Cox; Modell Deutschland going Dutch: the Dutch polder from a German perspective, R. Kleinfeld; The embarrassment of success: institutional underpinning of polder politics, Th.A.J. Toonen and F. Hendriks; Bibliography.

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