The Administrative Presidency Revisited: Public Lands, the BLM, and the Reagan Revolution

The Administrative Presidency Revisited: Public Lands, the BLM, and the Reagan Revolution

by Robert F. Durant
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791409596
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/01/1992
Series:
SUNY series in Environmental Public Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
401

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IThe Anatomy of an Administrative Presidency1
Ch. 1A Passion to Prevail3
Ch. 2Prometheus Unbound or Sisyphus Redux?29
Ch. 3Public Lands, the BLM, and the Reagan Revolution51
Pt. IIA View from the Grassroots79
Ch. 4Politics, Position, and Power Production81
Ch. 5Backdoor Privatization, "Cow Welfare," and the BLM103
Ch. 6Toward Becoming a "Good Urban Neighbor"? Or, "You're Not a Man Till You Do a Land Exchange"129
Ch. 7Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Water163
Ch. 8Wilderness, King Coal, and the San Juan Basin193
Pt. IIIBeyond Fear Or Favor: Lessons for Theory and Practice229
Ch. 9Missing Links, Links Gone Missing, and Natural Resource Management231
Ch. 10"Fire Alarms," "Garbage Cans," and the Administrative Presidency275
Notes323
References355
Index385
About the Author401

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