The Environmental Policy Paradox / Edition 3

The Environmental Policy Paradox / Edition 3

by Zachary A. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130851469

ISBN-13: 9780130851468

Pub. Date: 08/24/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

No other book combines ecology, law, politics, and environmental science in a way designed to inform the reader as to how it all fits together. This book, clearly and engagingly written, makes the complex and often confusing concepts of environmental policy making easy to understand. This book provides a basic understanding of environmental topics and our current…  See more details below

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No other book combines ecology, law, politics, and environmental science in a way designed to inform the reader as to how it all fits together. This book, clearly and engagingly written, makes the complex and often confusing concepts of environmental policy making easy to understand. This book provides a basic understanding of environmental topics and our current policy-making process, discussing the ecosystem, public awareness, governmental regulations, as well as air and water pollution, energy, toxic wastes, land management issues, and international environmental issues. For those employed in the environmental, land management, urban planning, public policy, and hazardous materials fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130851468
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/24/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
About the Author
Pt. 1The Policy-Making Process
1Ecosystem Interdependence1
2Changing Cultural and Social Beliefs: From Conservation to Environmentalism7
3The Regulatory Environment32
4The Political and Institutional Setting45
Pt. 2Environmental Policy
5Air Pollution82
6Water122
7Energy142
8Toxic and Hazardous Materials and Waste Management182
9Land Management Issues213
10International Environmental Issues239
11International Environmental Management261
Conclusion282
Notes284
Index286

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