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.
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.
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