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Environmental Politics: Domestic and Global Dimensions / Edition 5
     

Environmental Politics: Domestic and Global Dimensions / Edition 5

by Jacqueline Vaughn
 

ISBN-10: 0495007994

ISBN-13: 9780495007999

Pub. Date: 02/14/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive, unbiased introduction to the history, organizations, interests and processes that shape environmental policy covers all the major substantive issues at the domestic and international levels. The second edition of Environmental Politics has been updated to provide coverage of new initiatives, such as the American Heritage Rivers program and stricter

Overview

This comprehensive, unbiased introduction to the history, organizations, interests and processes that shape environmental policy covers all the major substantive issues at the domestic and international levels. The second edition of Environmental Politics has been updated to provide coverage of new initiatives, such as the American Heritage Rivers program and stricter air pollution control laws. New "Another View" and "Another Voice" boxes provide mainstream and alternative viewpoints on a variety of issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495007999
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/14/2006
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(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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