Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation by Ann Crabb
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Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation
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Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation by Ann Crabb

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Policy evaluation is an important and well-established part of the policy process, facilitating and feeding back to promote the ongoing effectiveness of policies that have been implemented or anticipating policies in the making. Environmental policy is a special case, presenting new complexities uncommon to other areas, which standard evaluation tools are ill-equipped to grapple with. It is also an area that is experiencing rapid growth throughout the world and knowledge is now needed at all levels of government and in NGOs, businesses and other organizations, all of whom are required to assess the effectiveness of their policies. This handbook is the first guide to environmental policy evaluation in practice. Beginning with an introduction to the general principles of evaluation, it explains the particular complexities native to the environmental sphere and provides a comprehensive toolkit of evaluation methods and techniques which the practitioner can employ and refer to again and again. The authors also consider design issues which may face the policy evaluator, including involvement of stakeholders, the sensitivities between them, the a priori assessment of the evaluability of a field, the maximization of the utilization of the evaluations outcomes, and much more. Throughout, the theory is illustrated with practical examples from around the world, making this the essential companion guide for anyone tasked with ensuring that environmental policy fulfils its aims and achieves its potential.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844076185
ISBN-10: 1844076180
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ann Crabb

Ann Crabb is a researcher at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of Antwerp University. She completed her PhD with a thesis on integrated water management in Flanders, Belgium. Pieter Leroy is a Professor of Political Sciences of the Environment, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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