Green Backlash: The History and Politics of the Environmental Opposition in the U. S.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781555876517
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/1997
  • Series: Public Policy Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 285

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Roots of the Conflict
Pt. I Conflicts over Land and Resources
1 The Early Land Use Battles 21
2 Ranchers, Predators, and Animal Lovers 49
3 Farmers and Outdoor Recreationists 77
Pt. II Business Gets Organized
4 How Industry Fights the Legislative Battle 103
5 The PR Campaigns 129
6 End Run: The Bureaucratic Arena 151
Pt. III The War at the Grassroots
7 The Sagebrush Rebellion 171
8 The Wise Use Movement 191
9 County Supremacy and the War on the West 227
10 The Property Rights Movement 247
Conclusion: Environmentalism in the Balance 281
List of Acronyms 299
An Environmental History and Politics Time Line 301
Index 309
About the Book 323
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