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dc.contributor.authorLane, Marcus B.en
dc.contributor.authorMcDonald, G. T.en
dc.contributor.authorMorrison, T. H.en
dc.date.issued2004en
dc.identifier.citationAustralian Geographical Studies, 2004; 42(1):103-115en
dc.identifier.issn0004-9190en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/14178-
dc.description.abstractThe prescriptions of The Wentworth Group of scientists for delivering improved environmental management and remediation are reviewed against the backdrop of international experience with decentralisation. The Group's preferred means of implementation — here referred to as decentralised regionalism — is examined and shown to be idealised and therefore naive to its complexities and potential pitfalls. Five problem areas are highlighted: 1. defining a ‘region’; 2. power, conflict and community; 3. developing mechanisms for accountability; 4. subsidiarity, and 5. the tensions between democracy and technocracyen
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityMarcus B. Lane, G. T. McDonald, T. H. Morrisonen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBlackwellen
dc.subjectThe Wentworth Group; environmental management; decentralisation; regionalismen
dc.titleDecentralisation and environmental management in Australia: a comment on the prescriptions of The Wentworth Groupen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Social Sciences : Geographical and Environmental Studiesen
dc.identifier.rmid0020042042en
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1467-8470.2004.00246.xen
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