Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, Third Edition

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, Third Edition

by Frederick R. Anderson, Glicksman, Daniel R. Mandelker, A. Dan Tarlock
     
 

If you're ready to tackle the fundanmental questions surrounding modern environmental law, this comprehensive revision of the classic casebook is your ideal teaching tool. In ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Law and Policy, Third Edition, the authors closely examine the premise that environmental law has progressed from an anti-pollution, and anti-public works

See more details below

Overview

If you're ready to tackle the fundanmental questions surrounding modern environmental law, this comprehensive revision of the classic casebook is your ideal teaching tool. In ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Law and Policy, Third Edition, the authors closely examine the premise that environmental law has progressed from an anti-pollution, and anti-public works movement to a more established perspective that influences all decisions on the use of natural resources. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Law and Policy, leads students to a deep understanding of the legal, policy, and regulatory aspects, one step at a time by:

  • Opening the book with two cases that raise basic issues - 'What is environmentalism?' and 'What are the sources of environmental law/' - that immediately show the relevance of the interdisciplinary material.
  • Advancing the discussion with a blend of foundational cases and the latest court decisions to explore important topics.
  • Offering more accessible notes that present basic information about the purpose of regulatory programs and also provide alternative and supplementary perspectives on the principle cases.
  • Integrating domestic and international environmental law to show how U.S. law has shaped international law and how evolving international norms are influencing U.S. law.
  • Drawing interdisciplinary materials from the three major sources of environmentalism - science, ethics, and economics - convey the underpinnings of environmental law a well as their limits.
  • Asking pointed questions so students can develop their own perspectives on the pros and cons of various policy instruments.
  • Incorporating charts and graphics throughout the book for more engaging discussions and greater accessibility. The authors cover all the traditional course topics, including:
  • the extent to which environmental law builds on the common law of torts
  • the changing nature of regulatory programs, with separate chapters on the Clean Water and the Clean Air Acts They also incorporate new material on:
  • emissions trading
  • global climate change
  • efforts to reduce automobile usage
  • sustainable development
  • biiodiversity protection
  • environmental justice
  • pollution prevention
  • greater individual-consumer responsibility for environmental protection
  • endangered species
  • the tension between biodiversity protection and the protection of private property
  • enforcement issues

    Read More

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735504011
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    10/28/1999
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    1175

    Customer Reviews

    Average Review:

    Write a Review

    and post it to your social network

         

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    See all customer reviews >