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Record number 498494
Title Boundary organisations and their strategies : Three cases in the Wadden Sea
Author(s) Enst, Wynanda I. van; Runhaar, Hens A.C.; Driessen, P.P.J.
Source Environmental Science & Policy 55 (2016)Part 3. - ISSN 1462-9011 - p. 416 - 423.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2015.08.016
Department(s) Forest and Nature Conservation Policy
WASS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) Boundary organisations - Boundary work - Goals - Strategies - Wadden Sea
Abstract

This article discusses three empirical cases of boundary organisations, within the context of the Wadden Sea: the Wadden Academy, IMSA Amsterdam and the NCEA. The research aims to provide further insights into how boundary organisations work in practice. The research shows that the role of a boundary organisation can be fulfilled by different types of organisations (not solely scientific). Depending on the science-policy interaction problem they face, a boundary organisation can have different goals and use different strategies. Furthermore, the strategic use of media outputs, and the degree of actuality and public debate can have a substantial influence on the practices of boundary organisations.

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