The Institutionalisation of Environmental Politics

  • Jan van Tatenhove
  • Pieter Leroy
Part of the Environment & Policy book series (ENPO, volume 24)


In this chapter we focus on the institutionalisation of environmental politics as this domain emerged in Western European countries from the early 1970s. Institutionalisation is used here in its sociological meaning, referring to the construction and the preservation of day-to-day activities and interactions of actors in institutions, within a context of processes of societal and political change. More specifically, institutionalisation is regarded as the process leading to the formation, deformation and reformation of policy arrangements.


Civil Society Environmental Policy Environmental Politics Agenda Setting Policy Domain 
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