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Research interests

My research explores the potentials and limitations of environmental policy and planning in the perspective of adaptive governance and sustainability. It focuses on innovation and evolution in governance, paying attention to the dynamics of policy implementation and integration, multi-level governance, stakeholder involvement, and the performance of institutional structures. The research covers various policy domains including nature conservation, spatial planning, and tourism development and has been carried out in a different countries, including the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, United States, Romania and Georgia.

Keywords

  • JA Political science (General)
  • Adaptive Governance
  • Evolutionary Governance Theory
  • Institutional change
  • Spatial planning
  • Land use planning
  • nature conservation
  • Natura 2000
  • natural resource management
  • participation
  • power

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Research Output 2014 2019

Analysing institutional change in environmental governance: exploring the concept of 'institutional work'

Beunen, R. & Patterson, J. J., 2 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 62, 1, p. 12-29 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

A new role for citizens’ initiatives: the difficulties in co-creating institutional change in urban planning

Bisschops, S. & Beunen, R., 2 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 62, 1, p. 72-87 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Urban planning
institutional change
urban planning
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Institutional work in environmental governance

Patterson, J. J. & Beunen, R., 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 62, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

The Fitness Check of the Birds and Habitats Directives: A discourse analysis of stakeholders' perspectives

Ferranti, F., Beunen, R., Vericat, P. & Geitzenauer, M., Feb 2019, In : Journal for Nature Conservation. 47, p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

The risky business of planning reform: The evolution of local spatial planning in Poland

Niedzialkowski, K. & Beunen, R., Jun 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 85, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2014 2019

Position paper Spoedwet aanpak stikstof

Raoul Beunen (Consultant / Advisor)
2 Dec 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy / AdvicePopular

File

Laveren in het landschap van mooi woorden. Strategieën voor het beschermen van natuur en landschap

Raoul Beunen (Speaker)
13 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

Between rhetoric and reality: the implementation of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives in the Netherlands

Raoul Beunen (Speaker)
6 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkAcademic

Evolution of Dutch Nature Conservation Policy

Raoul Beunen (Speaker)
20 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkAcademic

Stikstof hoe zit dat nu eigenlijk?

Raoul Beunen (Speaker)
8 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

Press / Media

NATUUR VERLIEST VAN ECONOMISCHE WINST

Raoul Beunen

16/05/18

1 Media contribution

Press/MediaPopular

De noodzaak van een natuurgolfbaan op Terschelling

Raoul Beunen

1/01/17

1 Media contribution

Press/MediaPopular

allowing urban development near protected areas

Raoul Beunen

8/04/16

1 Media contribution

Press/MediaPopular