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Researcher: Gale, F (Associate Professor Fred Gale)

Fields of Research

Public Policy
Comparative Government and Politics
Environment Policy
International Relations
Environmental Politics
Environment and Resource Economics
Heterodox Economics
Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Natural Resource Management
Australian Government and Politics
Political Science
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Forestry Management and Environment
Social Policy
Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Nursing
Policy and Administration
Higher Education
Economic History
Environmental Impact Assessment
Studies in Human Society
Economic Development Policy
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Media Studies
Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Social and Cultural Geography
Economic Geography
Economic Theory
Environmental Sciences
Conservation and Biodiversity
Accounting Theory and Standards
Law and Society
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Urban and Regional Economics
Fisheries Management
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment

Research Objectives

Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Political Systems
Trade and Environment
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Government and Politics
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Comparative Structure and Development of Community Services
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Agricultural and Environmental Standards
Sustainability Indicators
Law, Politics and Community Services
Environment
International Organisations
International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)
Rights to Environmental and Natural Resources (excl. Water Allocation)
Climate and Climate Change
Taxation
Cultural Understanding
Macroeconomics
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Nursing
The Media
Library and Archival Services
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Industry Policy
Justice and the Law
Trade Policy
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Work and Institutional Development
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
International Relations
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Energy Services and Utilities
Fiscal Policy
Market-Based Mechanisms
Animal Welfare
Land and Water Management of environments
Forest and Woodlands Land Management

Career Best Publications

Cave 'Cave! Hic dragones': a neo-Gramscian deconstruction and reconstruction of international regime theory; Review of International Political Economy
Caveat Certificatum: The Case of Forest Certification; Confronting Consumption
Confronting Sustainability: Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries; Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Constructing Global Civil Society Actors: An Anatomy of the Environmental Coalition Contesting the Tropical Timber Trade Regime; Global Society
Economic specialization versus ecological diversification: the trade policy implications of taking the ecosystem approach seriously; Ecological Economics
Forest certification in developing and transitioning countries: part of a sustainable future?; Environment
Four Models of Interest Mediation in Global Environmental Governance; Global Policy
Global Commodity Governance: State Responses to Sustainable Forest and Fisheries Certification; Palgrave Macmillan
Governing information: a three dimensional analysis of environmental assessment; Public Administration
Setting the standard: certification, governance and the Forest Stewarship Council; UBC Press
Symposium overview: conceptualizing new governance arrangements; Public Administration
Tasmania's Tamar Valley pulp mill: a comparison of planning processes using a good environmental governance framework; Australian Journal of Public Administration
The Consultation Dilemma in Private Regulatory Regimes: Negotiating FSC Regional Standards in the United States and Canada; Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning
The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Environmentalists: The International Tropical Timber Organization; Capitalism, Nature, Socialism
The Tropical Timber Trade Regime; St Martin's Press
Theorizing Power in Ecological Economics; Ecological Economics
Trading in the Future: British Columbia's Forest Products Compromise; Society and Natural Resources
When interests trump institutions: Tasmania's forest policy network and the Bell Bay pulp mill; Environmental Politics
Whose Norms Prevail? Policy Networks, International Organizations, and 'Sustainable Forest Management'; Society and Natural Resources

Research Publications

Cave 'Cave! Hic dragones': a neo-Gramscian deconstruction and reconstruction of international regime theory; Review of International Political Economy
Caveat Certificatum: The Case of Forest Certification; Confronting Consumption
A Cooling Climate for Negotiations: Intergovernmentalism and its limits; Climate Change and Global Policy Regimes : towards institutional legitimacy
Academics lash Lennon 'ethics'
Accounting for social impacts and costs in the forest industry, British Columbia; Environmental Impact Assessment Review
Accounting for the Forests: A Methodological Critique of Price Waterhouse's Report The Forest Industry in British Columbia 1997
Attitudes Towards Eco-Certification in the BC Forest Products Industry
Australian Forest governance: a comparrison of two certification schemes; Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Certification and Labelling in the Australian Egg Industry
Certification schemes in the Australian organic wine industry; 3rd International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP3)
Conceptualising ‘code complexes’: A case study of harvesting-related codes applying to forest operations in Tasmania, Australia; Forest Policy and Economics
Conclusion; Confronting Sustainability: Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries
Confronting Sustainability: Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries; Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Constructing Global Civil Society Actors: An Anatomy of the Environmental Coalition Contesting the Tropical Timber Trade Regime; Global Society
Corporate Responsibility: Yet Another Oxymoron?
Deal or No Deal? Reflections on the Tasmanian Forest Agreement
Discourse and Southeast Asian Deforestation: A case study of the International Tropical Timber Organization; The Political Ecology of Tropical Forests in Southeast Asia: Historical Perspectives
Dumbonomics: why Tasmania doesn't need to be lectured by the rest of Australia
Eco-Forestry Versus The State(us) Quo: Or Why Innovative Forestry is neither Contemplated nor Permitted within the State Structure of British Columbia; BC Studies
Ecoforestry Bound: How International Trade Agreements Constrain the Adoption of an Ecosystem-Based Approach to Forest Management; The Wealth of Forests: Markets, Regulation and Sustainable Forestry
Economic specialization versus ecological diversification: the trade policy implications of taking the ecosystem approach seriously; Ecological Economics
Forest certification in developing and transitioning countries: part of a sustainable future?; Environment
Forests in Trust: Reforming British Columbia's Forest Tenure System for Ecosystem and Community Health
Four impediments to embedding education for sustainability in higher education; Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Four Models of Interest Mediation in Global Environmental Governance; Global Policy
Global Commodity Governance: State Responses to Sustainable Forest and Fisheries Certification; Palgrave Macmillan
Global Democratic Corporatism: a Feasible System for Sustainable Earth Governance?; Earth Systems Governance Conference
Global Democratic Corporatism: Earth Governance Beyond States; Oceanic Conference on International Studies
Governing information: a three dimensional analysis of environmental assessment; Public Administration
Governing mobile technology use for continuing professional development in the Australian nursing profession; BMC Nursing
Greening Ricardo: Toward a Theory of Selective Trade in an Era of Sustainable Globalisation; Gloabalisation and the Ecological Crisis
Greening Trade: The Next Round of GATT/WTO Negotiations; Green Cuba: Towards a Model of Sustainability for the 21st Century
Greening Trade: The Next Round of the GATT/WTO Trade Negotiations
Gunns heading for it's Tasmanian endgame
Hard Lessons from Soft Power: Global Environmental Governance and the Pulp Mill; Pulp Friction in Tasmania
Introduction: Forest Certification in Analytical and Historical Perspective; Confronting Sustainability: Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries
Is the Tasmanian forest agreement collapsing?
Models of Community Forestry; Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Multilateral Misgivings; Alternatives Journal
Nature, Production, Power: towards an ecological political economy; Edward Elgar
On the Deep Unsustainability of Actually Existing Liberal Democracy; the Australian Political Studies Association conference
Planning Tasmania's Tamar Valley Pulp Mill: a Political Economic Analysis; Pulp Friction in Tasmania
Planning versus power: Tasmania's forest policy network and Gunn's Tamar valley pulp mill; APSA Conference
Policy instruments for sustainable consumption: a comparison of United Kingdom and Australian initiatives; ANZSEE 2013 Conference
Private Governance Legitimacy: A Comparison of 'Input', 'Output' and 'Hybrid' Approaches; Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference
Public accountability in private regulation: contrasting models of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC); Australasian Political Studies Association
Public Administration; Public Administration
Pulp Friction: A Review of the Environmental Assessment of Gunns' Proposed Tamar Valley Pulp Mill; Pencil Pines Press
Regional Overview: Forest Certification in the Asia-Pacific Region; Confronting Sustainability: Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries
Regulating Accumulation, Guarding the Web: A Role for (Global) Civil Society; Nature, Production, Power: Towards an Ecological Political Economy
Regulating the Market in an Era of Globalisation: Global Governance via the Forest Stewardship Council; APSA Conference
Sensing reality? New monitoring technologies for global sustainability standards; Global Environmental Politics
Setting the standard: certification, governance and the Forest Stewarship Council; UBC Press
Sustainable development, a contested term'
Symposium overview: conceptualizing new governance arrangements; Public Administration
Tasmania's Tamar Valley pulp mill: a comparison of planning processes using a good environmental governance framework; Australian Journal of Public Administration
The Business of Good Forestry: A Symposium
The Consultation Dilemma in Private Regulatory Regimes: Negotiating FSC Regional Standards in the United States and Canada; Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning
The Greening of Political Economy: An Ecological Political Economic Approach to Production and Consumption; Green Cuba: Towards a Model of Sustainability for the 21st Century
The Greening of Political Economy: An Ecological Political Economic Approach to Production and Consumption
The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Environmentalists: The International Tropical Timber Organization; Capitalism, Nature, Socialism
The Pitfalls and Potential of Eco-Certification as a Market Incentive for Sustainable Forest Management; The Wealth of Forests: Markets, Regulation and Sustainable Forestry
The Political Economy of Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific: Lessons the Forest Stewardship Council Experience; Oceanic Conference on International Studies
The politicisation of market instruments for ecological sustainability: The case of Voluntary Forest Certification in Canada; Australasian Political Studies Association Jubilee Conference
The Practice of Private Governance: Precedents from Other Policy Arenas; International Public Policy Conference
The Present Consequences of Past Deals: Clientelism, Forest Policy and Tasmania's Tamar Valley Pulp Mill; Public Policy Network Conference
The Schizophrenic State: Australia's response to sustainable forest and fisheries certification. ; APSA Conference
The Tasmanian Forest Agreement: Too Close to Collapse?
The Tropical Timber Trade Regime; St Martin's Press
Theorizing Power in Ecological Economics; Ecological Economics
Trading in the Future: British Columbia's Forest Products Compromise; Society and Natural Resources
When interests trump institutions: Tasmania's forest policy network and the Bell Bay pulp mill; Environmental Politics
Whither the BC Forest Industry? A Review Essay; BC Studies
Whose Norms Prevail? Policy Networks, International Organizations, and 'Sustainable Forest Management'; Society and Natural Resources

Research Projects

Certification and Labelling Models for the Australian Egg Industry; Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL)
Earth System Governance; Complex Architectures, Multiple Agents; Tokyo, Japan; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Governing Gambling: A Comparison of Voluntary Codes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Opportunities and Constraints to Implementing Community Forestry in Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Supporting or Sabotaging Sustainable Development? State Policy Responses to Environmental Certification Schemes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Taxing Campaigns: A Comparative Study Study of Global Civil Society Activism Targeting Tax Avoidance by High Net Worth Individuals and Multinational Corporations; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
FSC Plantation Policy Review: Australian stakeholder consultations
Pesticide Policy Advisory Group
Pesticide Policy Advisory Group 2
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Natural Capital - the role of environmental sensor data within new financial markets
SSHRC Relationship in Transitions: Forest Tenure Reform in British Columbia
Governance and Forest Certification
New governance arrangements and sustainable resource management
Setting the Standard: Governance, Certification and the Forest Stewardship Council

Research Candidate Supervision

'Sense and Sensibilities of Place' A comparative study of bioregionalism in regional and rural Tasmania
A Case Study of (Regional) Place Branding- Tasmania's Complex and Contested Identity, Public Diplomacy Dilemmas and Communication Flows in its Place Branding Strategy towards China
Alternative Discourses of Child Soldiering with Reference to the Case of Sierra Leone
Australia's Organic Trilemma- Public Versus Private Organic Food Standardisation
Constraints and opportunities for community forestry within Tasmania - as a model for Tasmanian Regional Development
Deconstructing Value Theory in Economics- A trans-disciplinary historical critique of the supply and demand template
Defining, Implementing and Measuring Sustainable Development in Latin America and Alternative Forms of Development in an Extractive Economy- A Study of Latin American Communities
Democratic Theory and Practice in Late 20th Century/Early 21st Century Mass Social Movements
Disaster Management- An exploration of participatory and holistic policy and practice- Approaches in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America
Environmental Policy and Inter-Environmental Conflict. Developing and Testing an Organisation Dichotomy Model
Global Climate Governance- The Role of Civil Society Factors
Investigating the Potential of the Participatory Worldview to Support Socio-Ecological Sustainability
Politics & reduction- Political geography since zero
Public Policy Making in Tasmania and the Influence of Public Actors
Quality, Legitimacy and Global Governance- A Comparative Analysis of Four Forest Institutions
The development and implementation of quality assurance policies and procedures in the higher education sector in Australia and Malaysia- Two Case Studies
The Failure to Combine Economic and Environment Value in Market Price - A Theoretical History
The Political Economy of Currency Transaction Taxes
The political economy of Tasmania - An analysis of economic enquiries 1901 - 2001
The Rapidly Shifting Landscape of Global Forest and Climate Politics- Responses to Tropical Deforestation in Papua New Guinea
Too many, too rich, too dirty- T.S. Eliot and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. An exploration of human impact on the Earth and how it might be ameliorated
Understanding the Nature and Scope of Portfolio in Nursing- A Comparitive Approach
Who Benefits? Decentralised Governance through Community Forestry in Nepal