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Environnement, modes de coordination et systèmes de légitimité : analyse de la catégorie de patrimoine naturel


  • Olivier Godard


[eng] Environment, form of coordination and systems of legitimacy : a study of the concept of natural patrimony. . It is suggested an understanding of the problems of inefficiency and ineffectiveness of environmental policies as being the symptoms of a deeper trouble affecting the legitimacy of the interests and values attached to environmental conservation. A System of legitimacy being defined as a single structure combining arguments, tests and coordination forms, this article considers forms and problems of coordination underpinning different rival concepts of nature active in legitimation processes. A special investigation is devoted to the concept of « natural patrimony », the role of which is now leading for legitimating environmental conservation. [fre] Environnement, modes de coordinationet systèmes de légitimité : analyse de la catégorie de patrimoine naturel. . Il est proposé de comprendre les problèmes d'inefficacité ou d'inapplication des politiques de l'environnement comme l'expression d'un trouble plus profond touchant à la légitimité des intérêts et des valeurs attachées à la préservation de la nature. Après avoir caractérisé un système de légitimité comme une structure associant un discours et des épreuves de justification et un mode de coordination, l'article s'intéresse aux formes et aux problèmes de coordination sous-jacents aux différentes représentations de la nature en concurrence dans les processus de légitimation. Il s'intéresse tout particulièrement à la catégorie de « patrimoine naturel », qui a pris une place décisive dans les discours de légitimation de la protection de la nature.

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  • Olivier Godard, 1990. "Environnement, modes de coordination et systèmes de légitimité : analyse de la catégorie de patrimoine naturel," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 41(2), pages 215-242.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:reveco:reco_0035-2764_1990_num_41_2_409208
    Note: DOI:10.3406/reco.1990.409208

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    1. Olivier Godard, 1989. "Jeux de natures : quand le débat sur l'efficacité des politiques publiques contient la question de leur légitimité," Post-Print halshs-00626705, HAL.
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