Bettina Lange


Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

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BA (Law and Sociology, Warwick University), PhD (Law, Warwick University)

Bettina was a Jean-Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy from September 2004 to January 2005. She has carried out consultancy work for the Environment Agency for England and Wales on trust based environmental regulation.




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  • E Fisher, B Lange and E Scotford, Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials (OUP 2013)
    ISBN: 978-0-19-927088-0
  • A. Faulkner, C. Lawless and B Lange, 'Introduction: Material Worlds: Intersections between Socio-Legal Studies and Science and Technology Studies' (2012) 39 Journal of Law and Society 1
    ISBN: 0263-323X
  • B Lange, 'Getting to Yes: Structuring and disciplining arguments for and against transgenic agricultural products in European Union authorisations' in Brad Jessup and Kim Rubinstein (eds), Environmental Discourses (Cambridge University Press 2011)
    ISBN: 9781107019423
  • B Lange, 'Socializing Economic Relationships: A Critique of Business Regulation: Introduction' (2011) 62 Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 393
  • B Lange, 'The EU Directive on Industrial Emissions: Squaring the Circle of Integrated, Harmonised and Ambitious Technology Standards?' (2011) 13 Environmental Law Review 169
  • B Lange, 'Procedure and Legitimacy in Environmental Networks' in (ed), Transnational Administrative Rule-Making: Performance, Legal Effects, and Legitimacy (Hart Publishing 2011)
    ISBN: 978-1-84-113222-8
  • B Lange, 'Thinking about procedure: understanding legitimacy in EU environmental governance networks' in Olaf Dilling, Martin Herberg and Gerd Winter (eds), Transnational Administrative Rule-Making: Performance, Legal Effects, and Legitimacy (Hart 2010)
    ISBN: 9781841132228
  • B Lange, 'Foucauldian Inspired Discourse Analysis: A Contribution to Critical Environmental Law Scholarship?' in Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (ed), Law and Ecology: New Environmental Legal Foundations (Routledge 2010)
    ISBN: 9780415587136
  • Nafsika Alexiadou, Danica Fink-Hafner and B Lange, 'Education policy convergence through the Open Method of Co-ordination: Theoretical Reflections and implementation in 'old' and 'new' national contexts' (2010) European Educational Research Journal 345
  • B Lange and Nafsika Alexiadou, 'Governing through learning about policy: just all words? An Introduction to policy learning in the context of open methods of co-ordinating education in the European Union' (2010) 25 Journal of Education Policy 443
  • B Lange and Nafsika Alexiadou, 'How to govern for solidarity?' in Malcolm Ross and Yuri Borgman-Prebil (eds), Developing Solidarity in the EU: Citizenship, Governance and New Constitutional Paradigms (Oxford University Press 2010)
  • B Lange, 'Media Regulation and "Celebrity Big Brother': Some Critical Reflections' (2010) 7 Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law
  • Nafsika Alexiadou and B Lange, 'The Open Method of Co-ordination and the Governance of Education in Europe' in A. Pitsela (ed), Criminology: Searching for Answers, Honorary Volume for Professor Stergios Alexiadis (Sakkoula 2010)
  • B Lange and Andrew Gouldson, 'Trustbased Environmental Regulation' (2010) 408 Science of the Total Environment 5235
  • B Lange, Implementing EU Pollution Control: Law and Integration (Cambridge University Press 2008)
    Reviewed by Donald McGillivray in the Journal of Environmental Law
    ISBN: 978-0-521-88398-6
  • B Lange, 'Regulation' in P. Cane and J. Conaghan (eds), The New Oxford Companion to Law (2008)
  • B Lange, 'How Law Works in the Real World - A Critical Commentary on the Nuffield Inquiry into Empirical Legal Research' (2007) 28 Zeitschrift fuer Rechtssoziologie 139
  • B Lange, 'How to Conceptualize law in European Union integration processes? - Perspectives from the literature and empirical research' in V Gessner (ed), European Ways of Law (Hart Publishing 2007)
  • B Lange and N Alexiadou, 'New Forms of European Union Governance in the Education Sector? - A Preliminary Analysis of the Open Method of Co-Ordination' (2007) 6 European Educational Research Journal 321
  • B Lange, 'Social Dynamics of Regulatory Interactions: An Exploration of Three Sociological Perspectives' in M Freedman (ed), Law and Sociology (Oxford University Press 2006)
  • B Lange, 'Searching for the Best Available Techniques - Open and Closed Norms in the Implementation of the EU Directive on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control' (2006) 2 International Journal of Law in Context 67
    ISBN: 1744-5523
  • B Lange, 'Researching Discourse and Behaviour as Elements of Law in Action' in R. Banakar and M. Travers (eds), Theory and Method in Socio-Legal Research (Hart Publishing 2005)
    ISBN: 18411 36263
  • B Lange, 'Regulatory Spaces and Interactions: An Introduction' (2003) Social and Legal Studies 411
  • B Lange, 'What does Law Know? Prescribing and Describing the Social World in the Enforcement of Legal Rules' (2002) 30 International Journal of the Sociology of Law 131
  • B Lange, 'Economic Appraisal and Changing Forms of Governance' (2000) 63 Modern Law Review 294
  • B Lange, 'Compliance Construction in the Context of Environmental Regulation' (1999) 8 Social and Legal Studies 549
  • B Lange, 'National Environmental Regulation? A Case Study of Waste Management in England and Germany' (1999) 11 Journal of Environmental Law 59
  • B Lange, 'Understanding Regulatory Law: Empirical vs. Systems-Theoretical Approaches?' (1998) 18 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 449
  • B Lange, 'Europeanization or Localization of Law? the Example of the Enforcement of Environmental Policies in Germany' in C Harding & A Swart (ed), Enforcing European Community Rules (Dartmouth 1996)



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Research Interests

EU, UK and German environmental regulation; Qualitative empirical socio-legal research methods, including discourse analysis; The application of new modes of European governance to education policies; Socio-legal theories of regulation, including the role of emotions in regulatory processes

Options taught

Environmental Law, Comparative and Global Environmental Law, Regulation

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