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Palgrave Macmillan

Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia

ISBN 9780230370944
Publication Date April 2012
Formats Ebook (PDF) Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series International Political Economy Series

Energy in Europe and Russia is in flux. The authors address key issues in this context and seek to analyze contemporary transition processes in the region's energy sector. They look at whether and how transnational policy mechanisms can generate sufficient steering capacity to address pressing energy policy issues, including environmental concerns, energy transit or rapidly changing natural gas markets. Moreover, they explore the impact climate change concerns have on policy making in the energy sector and to what extent market mechanisms provide for answers to these issues. Instead of taking a geopolitical or neoliberal approach, this energy policy debate acknowledges the strong interdependence of global, regional and domestic influences on the processes.

CAROLINE KUZEMKO Post-doctoral Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Regionalisation and Globalisation, University of Warwick, UK.
ANDREI v. BELYI Associated Professor in the Department of Energy and Resource Markets, National Research University-Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia.
ANDREAS GOLDTHAU Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.
MICHAEL F. KEATING Associate Professor of International Political Economy at Richmond, the American International University in London, UK.

Forewords; M.Watson & N.Simonia
Introduction: Bringing Energy into International Political Economy; M.Keating, C.Kuzemko, A.Belyi & A.Goldthau
Legal Approximation in Energy: the Case of EU-Russian Relations and its Lessons; T.Romanova
Tensions between the Liberalist and Statist Approaches to Energy Trade Governance: the Case of Gas Dual Pricing; D.Behn & V.Pogoretskyy
The European Foreign Energy Efficiency Policy: Securing External Energy Supply in a Carbon-Constrained World; A.Boute
Re-thinking EU Energy Security: The Utility of Global Best Practices for Successful Transnational Energy Governance; M.Keating
Energy Efficiency Regimes: Possibilities and Limits of Best-Practice Transfer between Europe and Russia; K.Petrichenko & A.Belyi
Security and the Economics of Energy in North East Europe; S.Raszewski
Russian External Energy Strategy: Opportunities and Constraints; K.Demakova & J.Godzimirski
Russo-Ukrainian Gas Wars and the Call on Transit Governance; S.Pirani
Energy Policy in Transition: Sustainability with Security; C.Kuzemko
Emerging Governance Challenges for Eurasian Gas Markets after the Shale Gas Revolution; A.Goldthau
Winds of Change: Long-term Gas Contracts and Changing Energy Paradigms in the European Union; K.Talus
Governments, Policies and Companies: a Business Perspective; D.Elmes
Conclusion: Energy Governance, Global Development and New Research Agendas; T.Shaw
Afterword: Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia: Findings and Further Avenues of Inquiry; A.Goldthau, M.Keating, C.Kuzemko& A.Belyi

DANIEL BEHN Ph.D Candidate in International Economic Law at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, UK
ANATOLE BOUTE Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberdeen, UK
KATERINA DEMAKOVA Ph.D Candidate in Political Sciences at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, National Research University-Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia
DAVID ELMES Academic Director of The Warwick Global Energy MBA, University of Warwick, UK
JAKUB M. GODZIMIRSKI Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
KSENIA PETRICHENKO Junior Researcher at the Centre for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy in Budapest, Hungary
SIMON PIRANI Senior Research Fellow at the Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK
VITALIY POGORETSKYY Ph.D researcher at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, UK
SLAWOMIR RASZEWSKI Ph.D researcher in the School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, UK
TATIANA ROMANOVA Associate Professor at the School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
TIMOTHY M. SHAW Professor and Director at the Institute of International Relations, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
NODARI SIMONIA Senior Advisor at the Institute of World Economy and International Affairs, Russia
KIM TALUS Lecturer in International Energy and Resources Law at the UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia
MATTHEW WATSON Professor of International Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, UK


'Moving beyond traditional approaches this book firmly locates the study of energy within International Political Economy. It is a highly innovative collection of essays that marks a more nuanced understanding of topical issues in energy and governance.' - Professor Richard Higgott, Vice Chancellor Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
'By bringing together a world class range of scholars this book provides a valuable and highly diverse range of perspectives on one of the 21st century's most challenging and important topics. It reaches beyond questions associated purely with EU-Russia energy relations, as well as opening up the analysis of energy governance to the crucial fields of climate change mitigation, energy efficiency and development.' - Dr Joseph Stanislaw, CEO, The JA Stanislaw Group and Independent Senior Advisor, Energy and Sustainability, Deloitte LLC, USA
'By refusing to underplay the complexities of energy governance in Europe and Russia, this volume emerges as a rich and thought provoking analysis. As a whole, it manages to provide contextualised explanations for energy governance change, differing political approaches to energy, as well as ways in which energy policy is coming to take account of climate change mitigation objectives.' -Professor Catherine Mitchell, Energy Policy Group, University of Exeter, UK
'The book contributes to the wider debate within IPE regarding the challenges to the concept of neo-liberal institutionalism… Without a doubt the authors bring in a new perspective to the concept of governance on energy issues from an IPE perspective. This book points the IPE debate towards the right direction and enriches our understanding about the dynamisms of energy governance in two of the most important regions of the world and how different factors affect that governance.' - Ishrak Ahmed Siddiky, Oil, Gas and Energy Law
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