Western Public Lands And Environmental Politics

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Western Public Lands And Environmental Politics by Charles Davis

Beset by competing interests, efforts by federal agencies, Congress, and the courts to balance ecological and economic values in the development of federal land policies have produced a wide range of outcomes. This volume examines the interplay between political organizations, interest groups, economic conditions, and demographic shifts, offering an explanation of changes in policies during this period that affected the management of rangeland, timber, energy, mineral, and wilderness resources. It will be of interest to students and scholars of environmental politics and policy, natural resource management, public policy, and environmental history as well as to the general reader.

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ISBN-13: 9780813389479
Publisher: Avalon Publishing
Publication date: 02/06/1997
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.27(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Charles Davis is professor of political science at Colorado State University and the author of The Politics of Hazardous Waste (1993).

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