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Economic Value Hierarchies in Public and Private Governance: Explaining Australia’s Contested Forest Certification Politics


Gale, F, Economic Value Hierarchies in Public and Private Governance: Explaining Australia's Contested Forest Certification Politics, 4th Edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4), June 26 - 28, Montreal, Concordia University, Canada, pp. 1-31. (2019) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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The paper is structured as follows. In the next section I derive the concept of Sustainability Value from a consideration of the integrated nature of sustainable development and Sustainability and contrast it to conventional political economic and ecological conceptions of value. Noting that Sustainability Value requires balancing its four component values, I consider in section three whether and how this is done in public governance systems focusing on political party type and party ideology. Section four undertakes a similar analysis for private governance organisations (PGOs), focusing this time on comparing them in terms of organisational type and structure.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:governance, certification, value theory, Australia, forestry, FSC, AFS
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Political science
Research Field:Environmental politics
Objective Division:Economic Framework
Objective Group:Measurement standards and calibration services
Objective Field:Agricultural and environmental standards and calibrations
UTAS Author:Gale, F (Professor Fred Gale)
ID Code:134139
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2019-07-30
Last Modified:2019-07-31
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