Environmental Politics: Domestic and Global Dimensions / Edition 6

Environmental Politics: Domestic and Global Dimensions / Edition 6

by Jacqueline Vaughn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 049589897X

ISBN-13: 9780495898979

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Easy-to-read and concise, this political science text explores how environmental problems are identified and how solutions are formulated and implemented. With objective and clear explanations of controversies, you will gain an understanding of how politics affects policymaking and how policy affects progress toward solving environmental problems. Coverage of

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Easy-to-read and concise, this political science text explores how environmental problems are identified and how solutions are formulated and implemented. With objective and clear explanations of controversies, you will gain an understanding of how politics affects policymaking and how policy affects progress toward solving environmental problems. Coverage of issues such as the role of social networking, the "renaissance" of nuclear power, and the first year of the Obama presidency makes the text current and relevant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495898979
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
365,105
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Historical Framework for Environmental Protection. 2. Participants in the Environmental Debate. 3. The Political Process. 4. The Lands Debate. 5. Waste and Toxics. 6. The Politics of Energy. 7. The Politics of Water. 8. Air Quality: Pollution and Solutions. 9. Endangered Species and Biodiversity. 10. The Global Commons. 11. Population and Sustainability. 12. Emerging Issues in Environmental Politics. Appendix A: Major U.S. Environmental Legislation 1947—2010. Appendix B: Major International Environmental Agreements, 1900—2010. Index.

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