Environmental Policy: New Directions, 7th Edition / Edition 7

Environmental Policy: New Directions, 7th Edition / Edition 7

by Norman J Vig, Michael E Kraft
     
 

ISBN-10: 087289973X

ISBN-13: 9780872899735

Pub. Date: 07/01/2009

Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

Scholars of environmental policy, policy in general, and political science examine some of the most important developments in environmental policy and politics since the 1960s and central issues of today. They focus on the underlying trends, institutional strengths and shortcomings, and policy dilemmas that all policy actors face in trying to resolve environmental…  See more details below

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Scholars of environmental policy, policy in general, and political science examine some of the most important developments in environmental policy and politics since the 1960s and central issues of today. They focus on the underlying trends, institutional strengths and shortcomings, and policy dilemmas that all policy actors face in trying to resolve environmental controversies. The sixth edition incorporates new developments in George W. Bush's second administration and the recent congressional agenda. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872899735
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
451
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
IEnvironmental Policy and Politics in Transition
1Environmental Policy from the 1970s to 2000: An Overview1
2Power to the States: The Promise and Pitfalls of Decentralization32
3Environmental Groups and the New Political Landscape55
4Environmental Values and Public Policy77
IIFederal Institutions and Policy Change
5Presidential Leadership and the Environment: From Reagan to Clinton98
6Environmental Policy in Congress: From Consensus to Gridlock121
7Environmental Policy in the Courts145
8Escaping the "Battered Agency Syndrome": EPA's Gamble with Regulatory Reinvention165
IIIPublic Policy Dilemmas
9Economics, Incentives, and Environmental Regulation190
10Risk-Based Decisionmaking210
11Environmental Justice: Normative Concerns and Empirical Evidence232
12Understanding the Transition to a Sustainable Economy257
IVGlobal and Domestic Issues and Controversies
13Climate Policy on the Installment Plan281
14Natural Resource Policies in the Twenty-First Century303
15Environment, Population, and the Developing World326
16International Trade and Environmental Regulation350
VConclusion
17Toward Sustainable Development370
Appendixes389
Index399

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