Flashpoints in Environmental PolicyMaking: Controversies in Achieving Sustainability / Edition 1

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Presents alternative and often opposing viewpoints on the major national and international environmental controversies that will be with us well into the twenty-first century.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Competing Approaches to Sustainability: Dimensions of Controversy

Robert O. Vos

Section One: Risk Assessment

1. Regulation at Risk: The Controversial Politics and Science of Comparative Risk Assessment

Walter A. Rosenbaum

2. The Social and Political (Re)Construction of Risk

Stephen H. Linder

Section Two: Alternative Regulatory Approaches

3. Market Incentives in Air Pollution Control

Gary Bryner

4. Employing Strategic Planning in Environmental Regulation

Steven Cohen

Section Three: Environmental Equity and Environmental Justice

5. Two Faces of Equity in Superfund Implementation

Sheldon Kamieniecki and Janie Steckenrider

6. Environmental (In)Equity: Race, Class, and the Distribution of Environmental Bads

Ann O'M. Bowman

Section Four: Public versus Private Control over Federal Lands

7. Bringing Private Management to the Public Lands: Environmental and Economic Advantages

John A. Baden and Tim O'Brien

8. This Land is "Our" Land: The Case for Federal Retention of Public Lands

Charles Davis

Section Five: Trade and Sustainable Development

9. Trade Liberalization and the Natural Environment: Conflict or Opportunity?

Juliann Allison

10. International Trade and Sustainable Development

David Goodman and Richard B. Howarth

Section Six: Environmental and National Security

11. The Limits of Environmental Security

Daniel Deudney

12. Linking Environment, Culture, and Security

Margaret Scully Granzeier

Conclusion: Obstacles to Achieving Sustainability

George A. Gonzalez



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