American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock

American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock

by Christopher McGrory Klyza, David J. Sousa
     
 

Argues that legislative gridlock over environmental issues has increased the significance of alternative pathways for policymaking, including appropriations politics,executive-branch action, action by the courts, collaborative "next-generation" approaches,and policymaking at the state level.See more details below

Overview

Argues that legislative gridlock over environmental issues has increased the significance of alternative pathways for policymaking, including appropriations politics,executive-branch action, action by the courts, collaborative "next-generation" approaches,and policymaking at the state level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262612203
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/31/2008
Series:
American and Comparative Environmental Policy
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Christopher McGrory Klyza is Robert '35 and Helen '38 Stafford Professor of Public Policy and
Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies at Middlebury College.

David J. Sousa is Professor in the Department of Politics and Government at the University of
Puget Sound.

Table of Contents


Series Foreword     ix
Preface     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
Environmental Policy Beyond Gridlock     1
Creating the Current Institutional Landscape of Environmental Policymaking     19
Regulatory Reform, Reconciliation, and Rough Riders: Environmental Policymaking in Congress     47
National Monuments, Roadless Forests, and Aging Electric Utilities: Executive Policymaking through Statutory Discretion and Rulemaking     99
From "Who Has Standing?" to "Who Is Left Standing?": The Courts and Environmental Pohcymakmg in the Era of Gridlock     153
The Collaborative Pathway in Environmental-Policymaking     195
The States and Environmental Policy: Junior Partner, Next Generation Innovator, Passionate Advocate, or All of the Above?     247
Gridlock, Green Drift, and the Future of Environmental Politics     287
Notes     311
Selected References     367
Index     381

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