Sustainable Development, Evaluation and Policy-Making: Theory, Practise and Quality Assurance

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Anneke von Raggamby, Frieder Rubik
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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This pathbreaking book contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making. It does so by combining the two issues of policy evaluation and sustainable development linking both to the policy-cycle. It covers contributions: examining the percept
 

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Contents

1 Understanding Sustainability Evaluationand Its Contributions to PolicyMaking
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2 How to Select PolicyRelevantIndicators for SustainableDevelopment
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3 Should Evaluation be Revisited forSustainable Development?
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The Role of Evaluation Assessment
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The SIMPLEMethodology
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The Case of Trade Policy
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The Exampleof Land Use
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Problems of Evaluation Validity and Legitimacy
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10 SciencePolicy Interface and the Role of Impact Assessments in the Case of Biofuels
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Monitoring and Quality Improvement
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Framework for Analysing the Policy Influence of the UK Energy Sector Indicators
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PART V Quality and Evaluation
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12 Quality Requirements for Sustainability Evaluations
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13 Bellagio SusTainability Assessmentand Measurement Principles BellagioSTAMP Significance and Examples from International Environment Outl...
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14 Evaluation Quality in the Context of Sustainability
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15 Developing and Mapping a Community for Evaluating Sustainable Development
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Sustainability Evaluation Assessment Systemsin Different Application Areas
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8 How Informed Should Decisions Be?
129
The Continuation of Politics by Other Means?
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