Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves: A History of American Environmental Policy, Second Edition / Edition 2

Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves: A History of American Environmental Policy, Second Edition / Edition 2

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by Richard N. L. Andrews
     
 

In this book Richard N. L. Andrews looks at American environmental policy over the past four hundred years, shows how it affects environmental issues and public policy decisions today, and poses the central policy challenges for the future. This second edition brings the book up to date through President George W. Bush's first term and presents the current state of… See more details below

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In this book Richard N. L. Andrews looks at American environmental policy over the past four hundred years, shows how it affects environmental issues and public policy decisions today, and poses the central policy challenges for the future. This second edition brings the book up to date through President George W. Bush's first term and presents the current state of American environmental politics and policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300111248
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Edition description:
2
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

1Environment and governance1
2Historical context : European colonization and trade14
3Colonial precedents : environment as property28
4The constitutional framework51
5Land and transport : commercial development as environmental policy71
6Agencies and experts : the beginnings of public management94
7Public health and urban sanitation109
8Progressivism : conservation in the public interest136
9Administering the environment : subgovernments and stakeholders154
10Superpower and supermarket179
11The rise of modern environmentalism201
12Nationalizing pollution control227
13Reform or reaction? The politics of the pendulum255
14The unfinished business of national environmental policy284
15Environmental policy in a global economy317
16The era of base politics350
17Managing the environment, managing ourselves396

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