The Listing and Classifying of Hazardous Wastes

Dowling M & Linnerooth J (1984). The Listing and Classifying of Hazardous Wastes. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-84-026

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Abstract

This paper has been produced as part of IIASA's hazardous waste management work, which is the main component of the Institutional Settings and Environmental Policies project. The overall aim of this work, reflected in this paper, is to systemize our understanding of interactions between institutional and technical factors in policy making and implementation. The influence of institutional processes upon technical knowledge built into policy has been increasingly recognized. However, it has yet to be adequately systematized in comparative research on different regulatory systems. Institutional structures cannot be easily transplanted from one culture to another. Nevertheless, through the normal flux of policy, institutional development slowly occurs anyway, in more or less ad hoc fashion. Comparative insight may help to direct reflection and adaptation in more deliberate and constructive ways.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Institute Scholars (INS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:54
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2016 12:48
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2492

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