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Regulating Energy and Natural Resources$
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Barry Barton, Alastair Lucas, Lila Barrera-Hernández, and Anita Rønne

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199299874

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.001.0001

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The Theoretical Context of Regulation

The Theoretical Context of Regulation

(p.11) 2 The Theoretical Context of Regulation
Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Barry Barton

Oxford University Press

This chapter outlines a series of different efforts to understand the complex reality of regulation, and to explain how it works and what results it should produce. It addresses the question of definition, and then describes the different justifications and critiques of regulation. From there it outlines conventional regulation, market-based or economic alternatives, and decentred explanations or alternatives, including responsive and reflexive approaches.

Keywords:   responsive approaches, reflexive approaches, conventional regulation, decentred forms of regulation

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