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Environmental Policy and Politics, 6th Edition

By Michael E. Kraft

Published by Taylor and Francis

Published Date: Feb 25, 2014

Description

Offers a comprehensive yet succinct introduction to environmental policy and politics

 

Covering global threats such as climate change, population growth, and loss of biodiversity, as well as national, state, and local problems of environmental pollution, energy use, and natural resource use and conservation, Environmental Policy and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. policy-making processes, the legislative and administrative settings for policy decisions, the role of interest groups and public opinion in environmental politics, and the public policies that result.  It helps readers understand modern environmental policy and it’s implications, including the need for a comprehensive and integrated approach to problem solving.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Environmental Problems and Politics

Chapter 2. Judging the State of the Environment

Chapter 3. Making Environmental Policy

Chapter 4. The Evolution of Environmental Policy and Politics

Chapter 5. Environmental Protection Policy: Controlling Pollution

Chapter 6. Energy and Natural Resource Policies

Chapter 7. Evaluating Environmental Policy

Chapter 8. Environmental Policy and Politics for the Twenty-First Century

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-98180-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-98180-9

Format: Book

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