Green Backlash: The History and Politics of Environmental Opposition in the U.S. / Edition 1

Green Backlash: The History and Politics of Environmental Opposition in the U.S. / Edition 1

by Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555876357
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Public Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Roots of the Conflict
Pt. IConflicts over Land and Resources
1The Early Land Use Battles21
2Ranchers, Predators, and Animal Lovers49
3Farmers and Outdoor Recreationists77
Pt. IIBusiness Gets Organized
4How Industry Fights the Legislative Battle103
5The PR Campaigns129
6End Run: The Bureaucratic Arena151
Pt. IIIThe War at the Grassroots
7The Sagebrush Rebellion171
8The Wise Use Movement191
9County Supremacy and the War on the West227
10The Property Rights Movement247
Conclusion: Environmentalism in the Balance281
List of Acronyms299
An Environmental History and Politics Time Line301
Index309
About the Book323

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