Energy, Climate and the Environment

Wind Power in Europe

Politics, Business and Society

Authors: Szarka, J.

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At a time when humanity is challenged by fossil fuel depletion and climate change, this book explains the development of wind power as a major energy growth sector, stressing the interactions between political, economic and social dimensions as the key to understanding public acceptability and uptake.

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JOSEPH SZARKA is Reader in European Studies at the University of Bath, UK. He is the author of Business in France and The Shaping of Environmental Policy in France, and has published widely on politics and policy-making, particularly on economic, environmental and energy policy.

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'Szarka provides a solid, well-argued and structured analysis of wind energy in Europe. His conclusions provide insightful lessons for future (wind) energy policy at national and European level.' - Raphael Sauter, Journal of Common Market Studies


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Contextualising the Wind Power Debate

    Szarka, Joseph

    Pages 1-21

  • Diagnosing the Wind Sector

    Szarka, Joseph

    Pages 22-45

  • Mobilising for Wind Power

    Szarka, Joseph

    Pages 46-61

  • Promoting Wind Power through National Policies

    Szarka, Joseph

    Pages 62-87

  • Drawing Policy Lessons from Cross-National Comparisons

    Szarka, Joseph

    Pages 88-109

Buy this book

eBook £58.99
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Hardcover £78.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover £74.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-349-54232-1
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wind Power in Europe
Book Subtitle
Politics, Business and Society
Authors
Series Title
Energy, Climate and the Environment
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Joseph Szarka
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28667-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230286672
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-8985-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-54232-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 228
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