Environmental governance approaches, actors, policies, policy instruments and case studies; EU environmental and rural policies; sustainable development theories, challenges and solutions; historical and contemporary constructions of the third world and key actors; social science research approaches and methods.
Programme Leader: MA/MSc Sustainable Environmental Management; MA Global Governance and Public Policy
Integration of environmental standards and values into rural and agricultural policies and planning in the European Union; power, networks and representation of environmental resources in policy decision-making; communication and learning in policy implementation.
Gallent, Nick and Hamiduddin, Iqbal and Juntti, Meri and Kidd, Sue and Shaw, Dave (2015) Introduction to rural planning: economies, communities and landscapes. 2nd ed. The natural and built environment series, 2 . Routledge, New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9781138811447
Wilson, Geoff A. and Juntti, Meri , eds. (2005) Unravelling desertification: policies and actor networks in Southern Europe. Wageningen Academic Publishers. ISBN 9789076998428
Juntti, Meri and Potter, Clive (2002) Interpreting and reinterpreting agri-environmental policy: communication, trust and knowledge in the implementation process. Sociologia Ruralis, 42 (3). pp. 215-232. ISSN 0038-0199
Juntti, Meri and Wilson, Geoff A. (2005) Conceptualizing desertification in Southern Europe: stakeholder interpretations and multiple policy agendas. European Environment, 15 (4). pp. 228-249. ISSN 0961-0405
Juntti, Meri (2014) Desertification. In: Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Harris, Paul G. , ed. Routledge, pp. 506-529. ISBN 9780415694209