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Urban Governance and the Environment: An Irish Case Study

Fagan, G. Honor and Murray, Michael (2004) Urban Governance and the Environment: An Irish Case Study. Irish Journal of Urban Studies, 3 (2). pp. 39-52.

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Abstract

The new problematic of urban governance is finding dramatic manifestation in the issue of urban waste management. Popular resistance to the siting of waste incinerators in Ireland is leading to a grave legitimacy crisis for the government. The nation-state is caught in a crisis due to popular opposition to the plans and the need to meet more stringent European Union (EU) guidelines on sustainable waste management and recycling.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Ireland, Dublin, waste, incinerators, protest, globalisation
Subjects: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 485
Depositing User: Dr. Honor Fagan
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2007
Journal or Publication Title: Irish Journal of Urban Studies
Publisher: Trinity College Dublin
Refereed: Yes
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