Authored or (co-)Edited Books and Book Chapters
Summary article of ‘Europe’s approach to implementing the SDGs’ report
An article summarizing the study “Europe’s approach to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals” (2019) by Ingeborg Niestroy, Elisabeth Hege, Elizabeth Dirth and Ruben Zondervan, for the European Parliament, was included as chapter 2 in the latest (2020) edited volume “Governance for Sustainable Development Volume 4: Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing the [...]
New review of ‘Metagovernance for Sustainability’
“General knowledge of the importance of the term metagovernance is relatively limited. Therefore, the recent publication by Louis Meuleman “Metagovernance for Sustainability” can be a significant contribution to a better general understanding of this concept.(…) This book in a very impressive and reasoned way presents the importance and complexity of metagovernance”. […]
Update: Paperback version available of Metagovernance for Sustainability
A paperback version of the book Metagovernance for Sustainability can now be directly ordered by sending an email to the author, for EUR 30,00 plus shipping costs. Please send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. Metagovernance for Sustainability – A Framework for implementing the SDGs is available now at Routledge. A preview (Chapter [...]
(2016) The implementation of the EU SEA Directive: Main achievements and challenges
Book chapter – Meuleman, L. (2016), The implementation of the EU SEA Directive: Main achievements and challenges. In: B. Sadler and J. Dusik (Eds), European and international Experience of Strategic Environmental Assessment: Recent Progress and Future Prospects, pp 57-83. This book brings together the latest thinking in Strategic Environmental Assessment [...]
(2014) Governance Frameworks
Book chapter – Meuleman, L. (2014), Governance Frameworks. In: Bill Freedman (ed.), Global Environmental Change,DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5784-4_59, # Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014.
(2014) Governance for Sustainable Development: How to Support the Implementation of SDGs?
Book chapter – Niestroy, I. (2014): Governance for Sustainable Development: How to Support the Implementation of SDGs? In: Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) (ed.): ASEF Outlook Report 2014/2015 – Facts & Perspectives. Volume II: Perspectives on Sustainable Development. p. 154 – 168. http://www.asef.org/pubs/asef-publications/3353-asef-outlook-report-2014/2015-–-facts-&-perspectives
(2014) Metagoverning governance styles: broadening the public manager’s action perspective
Book chapter – Meuleman, L. (2011), Metagoverning governance styles: broadening the public manager’s action perspective. In: Torfing, J. and Triantafillou, P. (Eds.). Interactive Policymaking, Metagovernance and Democracy. ECPR, pp 95-110.
(2013) Bhutan: Paradigms matter
Book chapter – Niestroy, I., García Schmidt, A., Esche, A. (2013 a): Bhutan: Paradigms matter. In: Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.): Winning Strategies for a Sustainable Future – The Reinhard Mohn Prize 2013. Download this chapter
(2013) Finland: Paving the Way for a Social Contract for Sustainability
Book chapter – Niestroy, I., García Schmidt, A., Esche, A. (2013 b): Finland: Paving the Way for a Social Contract for Sustainability. In: Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.): Winning Strategies for a Sustainable Future – The Reinhard Mohn Prize 2013. http://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/cps/rde/xbcr/SID-ABAE8387-23CCD186/bst_engl/xcms_bst_dms_38985_38996_2.pdf
(2013) Transgovernance: Advancing Sustainability Governance
Edited book – Louis Meuleman (Ed.) Heidelberg: Springer Verlag (319 pp). ‘Transgovernance: Advancing Sustainability Governance’, the second publication on transgovernance of the IASS institute in Potsdam, Germany, gives the sustainability governance debate a new context and provides background think pieces against which the first transgovernance report (2011) emerged. Free download book here
(2013) Cultural diversity and sustainability metagovernance
Book chapter – Meuleman, L. (2013), Cultural diversity and sustainability metagovernance. In: L. Meuleman (Ed.) (2012), Transgovernance: Advancing Sustainability Governance. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp 37-81.
(2009) Sustainable Development and the Governance of Long-Term Decision Making
Co-authored report – Meuleman, L. and R.J. in ‘t Veld (2009), Sustainable Development and the Governance of Long-Term Decision Making. The Hague: RMNO/EEAC We tend to neglect long term futures. People seem to be “hard wired” to ignoring long term threats but are very sensitive to immediate dangers. This study analyses what is [...]
(2008) Public Management and the Metagovernance of Hierarchies, Networks and Markets
Authored book – Louis Meuleman, PhD thesis. Heidelberg: Springer. What is modern governance? Is it the battle against ‘old-fashioned’ hierarchy, or is it the restoration of key hierarchical values? Is it optimizing network management, or maximizing the benefits of market thinking in the public-sector? This book argues that it is [...]
(2008) Sustainability Impact Assessment and Regulatory Impact Assessment
Book chapter – Ingeborg Niestroy. In: OECD (ed.): Conducting Sustainability Assessments, p. 67-88. OECD Sustainable Development Studies Driven by more complex and complicated policy challenges, persistent problems, and conflicting interests, the desire for rooting policy-making in the available stock of knowledge and applying supporting techniques and procedures has grown. Impact [...]
(2005) Sustaining Sustainability
Authored book – Ingeborg Niestroy. Sustaining Sustainability: A benchmark study on national strategies towards sustainable development and the impact of councils in nine EU member states. This study provides an inside story on the state of the art of national strategies and processes for SD in nine EU member states. [...]
(2003) Environmental Governance in Europe
Edited book – Louis Meuleman, Ingeborg Niestroy and Christian Hey (Eds.). Background Study and Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference, Florence 2003. RMNO/ EEAC series, Background Study n.1, the Hague, 2003. This book combines the proceedings of the 11th EEAC Annual Conference of EEAC and RMNO with the European Universty Institute in Florence, the [...]
(2003) The Pegasus Principle
Authored book – Louis Meuleman, Utrecht: Lemma This book argues that in many countries the public sector is experiencing a crisis around its credibility. Based on his experiences in the public sector in the Netherlands, the author describes the important role process managers have in helping to transform public sector organisations [...]
(2000) Die strategische UVP als Instrument zur Integration von Umweltbelangen in andere Politikbereiche
Authored book – Niestroy, I. (2000): Die strategische UVP als Instrument zur Integration von Umweltbelangen in andere Politikbereiche – Fallstudien im Bereich Wasserstraßenplanung an Elbe und San Francisco Bay. Dissertation TU Berlin. VWF, Verlag für Wissenschaft und Forschung. Berlin. 326 S. Download English summary here.
(2006) Public Governance – From theory to Practice
Edited book (in Dutch), 2006. Editors: Bossert, H., Meuleman, L., Weber, J. and Zwennes, N. Public Governance – van theorie tot praktijk. Voorbeelden van vernieuwing in publieke organisaties. The Hague, SDU.