Local Initiatives Challenging Mainstream Policies: Signs of Sub-politics?

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Three examples are given: Biesland (an agricultural enclave situated in the midst of the cities, that make up the Randstad), Grensschap ( a group of residents who organized themselves after an interactive event the municipality of Maastricht and LNV organized from the top down in 2003), Loonsche Zand (Efteling theme park and two nature conservation organizations reached an agreement about the development of a joint land-use management plan)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLandscape, Leisure and Tourism; Socio-spatial Studies in Experiences, Practices and Policies
EditorsH.J. de Haan, V.R. van der Duim
Place of PublicationDelft
ISBN (Print)9789059722996
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • land use
  • nature conservation
  • agriculture
  • recreation
  • regional development
  • governance


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