Environmental Policy and Politics / Edition 3

Environmental Policy and Politics / Edition 3

by Michael Kraft
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321159772

ISBN-13: 9780321159779

Pub. Date: 07/24/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Kraft, Michael, Environmental Policy and Politics, 2nd Edition*\ This up-to-date book is a concise yet thorough examination of environmental, natural resource and energy policy and politics, primarily within the United States. Drawing from work within environmental science, policy analysis, and political science, it critically examines the key strengths and…  See more details below

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Kraft, Michael, Environmental Policy and Politics, 2nd Edition*\ This up-to-date book is a concise yet thorough examination of environmental, natural resource and energy policy and politics, primarily within the United States. Drawing from work within environmental science, policy analysis, and political science, it critically examines the key strengths and weaknesses of policy-making processes today, as well as the promise of new policy approaches. The overriding theme of Environmental Policy and Politics, Second Edition, is that democratic approaches to policy-making and policy change are likely to be the most effective over time, based on strong public support. The book stresses the opportunities available to citizens to shape environmental policies at all levels of government. For those interested in environmental policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321159779
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/24/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes
Preface
Ch. 1Environmental Problems and Politics1
Ch. 2Judging the State of the Environment26
Ch. 3The Policy-Making Process and the Environment58
Ch. 4U.S. Politics and the Evolution of Environmental Policy81
Ch. 5Environmental Protection Policy: Controlling Pollution102
Ch. 6Energy and Natural Resource Policies143
Ch. 7Evaluating Environmental Policy185
Ch. 8Environmental Policy and Politics for the Twenty-First Century217
References243
Abbreviations264
Selected Environmental Web Sites266
Index269

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