The forest is within the focus of many old, many new and constantly changing interests of economy, society and politics. Concepts for sustained forests can achieve impact in practice only as far as they gain support of society and politics. Forest Policy Analysis advises how to mobilize support in order to make forest policy relevant.This book gives an introduction in the methodology of social sciences. It is a guideline for all those who are interested in the use and protection of the forest. It shows how to identifying political options for solving issues of the forest. The book builds a bridge between the problems concerning forests to the political process.
- Professionalization Of Forest Sector Policy Making
- Interests And Conflicts In The Forest Sector
- Programs For Forest Protection And Utilization
- Forest Users: Owners, Workers and Employees, And The General Population
- Associations And Political Parties
- Government And Administration
- Informational Instruments
- Economic Instruments
- Regulatory Instruments
- Land-Use Planning
- Political System And Political Process
Aus den Rezensionen:
"Max Krott verfolgt ... das Ziel, die Leserschaft mit einer Analyse der Forstpolitik vertraut zu machen. Das Buch sollte eine Einführung in die Forstpolitik in Europa aus sozialwissenschaftlicher Perspektive darstellen ... Krott versucht, eine Brücke zwischen Politik- und Forstwissenschaften zu schlagen. ... Der Autor richtet ein besonderes Augenmerk auf die Akteure und Instrumente der Forstpolitik ... Dabei diskutiert er insbesondere die Rolle des Staates in der Forstwirtschaft ... Zusammenfassend handelt es sich um eine handliche Darstellung wesentlicher Aspekte der Forstpolitik Deutschlands ..."
(TIANA A. MOSER, in: Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 2007, Vol. 158, Issue 3-4, S. 74)
Über den Autor
Professor Max Krott is director of the Institute for Forest Policy and Nature Conservation at the University of Göttingen, Germany. He is well experienced in forest policy throughout the whole of Europe. He explores the users of the forest and stakeholders comprised of forest owners, associations, political parties, government and administration. The analysis of the informational, economic and regulatory policy instruments covers the formal as well as the informal processes of policy formulation and implementation. The theory based results are highly relevant for forest policy in all European countries whereas the examples are drawn from Germany.
1. Professionalization Of Forest Sector Policy Making.
2. Interests And Conflicts In The Forest Sector.
3. Programs For Forest Protection And Utilization.
4. Forest Users: Owners, Workers and Employees, And The General Population.
5. Associations And Political Parties.
6. Government And Administration.
7. Informational Instruments.
8. Economic Instruments.
9. Regulatory Instruments.
10. Land-Use Planning.
11. Political System And Political Process.
Professor Max Krott, Director of the Institute of Forest Policy and Nature Conservation at the University of Göttingen, Germany, introduces the most important political players and stakeholders, including the forest owners, the general population, forest workers and employees, forest associations and administration, as well as the media. He illustrates the political and regulatory instruments using examples in current forest policy. Forest Policy Analysis places a special emphasis on the informal processes that are indispensable in understanding practical politics. References made to current English and German-language publications on forest policy studies enable further information to be found with concern to special issues.
Only social science based textbook on Forest Policy (from the original German "Politikfeldanalyse Forstwirtschaft")
Special emphasis on informal processes indispensable in understanding practical politics