Worlds apart : interactions between local initiatives and established policy

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU


This book describes interactions between policy makers and coialitions of private actors such as citizens, enterprises and researchers. Even though 'policy makers' are generally associated with formal government bodies, all of the above mentioned actors are in fact policy makers. This study goves three examples from Biesland Polder (Zuid-Holland), Grensschap Albertkanaal (Zuid-Limburg) en Loonsche Zand (Natuurmonumenten, Noord-Brabant)
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Wageningen University
  • Lengkeek, Jaap, Promotor
  • van Tatenhove, Jan, Co-promotor
Award date29 Feb 2008
Place of Publication[S.l.]
Print ISBNs9789085048749
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • land use planning
  • physical planning
  • decision making
  • participation
  • netherlands
  • belgium
  • integrated spatial planning policy
  • governance
  • participation methods
  • policy research
  • zuid-holland
  • noord-brabant
  • zuid-limburg
  • transboundaries


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