The environment and sustainable development in the new Central Europe



The environment and sustainable development in the new Central Europe

edited by Zbigniew Bochniarz and Gary B. Cohen

(Austrian studies, 7)

Berghahn Books, 2006

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-255) and index



With the enlargement of the European Union, the accession countries are coming under pressure to develop and meet EU standards for environmental protection and sustainable development. In this ongoing process, global economic liberalization, regulatory policy, conservation, and lifestyle issues are all involved, and creative solutions will have to be found. Historians, geographers, economists, ecologists, business management experts, public policy specialists, and community organizers have come together in this volume and examine, for the first time, environmental issues ranging from national and regional policy and macroeconomics to local studies in community regeneration. The evidence suggests that, far from being mere passive recipients of instruction and assistance from outside, the people of Central and East Central Europe have been engaged actively in working out solutions to these problems. Several promising cases illustrate opportunities to overcome crisis situations and offer examples of good practices, while others pose warnings. The experiences of these countries in wrestling with issues of sustainability continue to be of importance to policy development within the EU and may serve also as examples for both developed and developing countries worldwide.


List of Figures and Tables Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Legacies, Challenges, and New Beginnings Zbigniew Bochniarz and Gary B. Cohen Chapter 1. From Communism to Climate Change: The Sustainability Challenge and Lessons from Central Europe Robert Wilkinson Part I: The Environment as Policy Priority Chapter 2. Assessing Sustainability of the Transition in Central European Countries: A Comparative Analysis Sandra O. Archibald and Zbigniew Bochniarz Chapter 3. Sustainability and EU Accession: Capacity Development and Environmental Reform in Central and Eastern Europe Stacy D. VanDeveer and JoAnn Carmin Chapter 4. Sustainability of Clusters and Regions at Austria's Accession Edge Edward M. Bergman Part II: The Economics of Sustainable Development Chapter 5. Greenhouse Gases Emissions Trading in the Czech Republic Jirina Jilkova and Tomas Chmelik Chapter 6. Ecological Reform in the Tax System in Poland Olga Kiuila and Jerzy Sleszynski Part III: Water Policies and Institutions Chapter 7. The Czech Republic: From Environmental Crisis to Sustainability Vaclav Mezricky Chapter 8. The Tisza/Tisa Transboundary Environmental Disaster: An Opportunity for Institutional Learning Eszter Gulacsy, Laszlo Pinter, and Jim Perry Chapter 9. Austria and the EU Water Framework Directive Wilhelm R. Vogel Chapter 10. The Western Bug River: UNECE Pilot Project James B. Dalton, Jr. Chapter 11. Wastewater Treatment in the Postcommunist Danube River Basin Igor Bodik Part IV: Agriculture and Rural Development Chapter 12. "Thinking Unlike a Mountain": Environment, Agriculture, and Sustainability in the Carpathians Anthony J. Amato Chapter 13. New Approaches to Sustainable Community Development in Rural Slovakia Slavomira Macakova Chapter 14. Sustainable Development in Moravia: An Interpretation of the Role of the Small-Town Sector in Transitional Socioeconomic Evolution Antonin Vaishar and Bryn Greer-Wootten Chapter 15. Building Local Sustainability in Hungary: Cross-Generational Education and Community Participation in the Doeroegd Basin Judit Vasarhelyi Select Bibliography Index

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