Understanding Environmental Administration and Law / Edition 3

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law / Edition 3

by Susan J. Buck
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597260355

ISBN-13: 9781597260350

Pub. Date: 09/30/2006

Publisher: Island Press

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law provides an engaging, introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is applied, and the statutory and case laws that are critical to working within the regulatory system. This revised and expanded

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Understanding Environmental Administration and Law provides an engaging, introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is applied, and the statutory and case laws that are critical to working within the regulatory system. This revised and expanded third edition adds case studies that help bring the subject to life and includes new material on:

  • the Bush Administration and its approach to administering environmental laws
  • the continuing evolution of environmentalism and the changing role of environmental regulation in the United States
  • the development and implementation of environmental agreements at the international level
  • the impacts and implications of globalization
Understanding Environmental Administration and Law provides a framework for understanding the law as a managerial tool.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597260350
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
09/30/2006
Edition description:
3
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
 
Chapter 1. The American Legal System
Chapter 2. Environmentalism in the United States
Chapter 3. The Public Policy Process
Chapter 4. Legal Concepts in Environmental Law
Chapter 5. Pollution Control and Hazardous and Toxic Substances
Chapter 6. Managing Wildlife and Public Lands
Chapter 7. International Environmental Policy and Law
 
Afterword
Finding Case Law
Glossary
Acronyms
List of Cases
Legislation
Bibliography

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