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ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS: DOMESTIC & GLOBAL DIMENSIONS,9780312255909

ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS: DOMESTIC & GLOBAL DIMENSIONS

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3rd
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9780312255909

ISBN10:
031225590X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/3/2000
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This comprehensive and balanced text examines the history, organizations, interest groups, and processes that shape domestic and global environmental politics.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
About the Author xv
Introduction 1(10)
A Historical Framework for Environmental Protection
11(24)
Germination of an Idea: From the Colonial Period to 1900
12(3)
Progressive Reforms and Conservationism: 1900-1945
15(2)
Recreation and the Age of Ecology: Post-World War II to 1969
17(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
The Hudson River Fishermen's Association
18(2)
Robert H. Boyle
Earth Days and Deregulation: 1970-1988
20(4)
Global Awareness and Gridlock: The 1990s
24(5)
Notes
29(3)
For Further Reading
32(3)
Participants in the Environmental Debate
35(26)
U.S. Environmental Organizations
37(3)
The Environmental Justice Movement
40(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
Green Party Legislator
41(2)
Audie Bock
Environmental Opposition in the United States
43(5)
The Global Dimension
48(6)
International Governmental Organizations
54(3)
Notes
57(2)
For Further Reading
59(2)
The Political Process
61(32)
The Executive Branch Agencies
62(4)
Presidential Leadership
66(9)
Congressional Policy Making
75(4)
Courts and Environmental Politics
79(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
``Father Earth''
80(2)
Gaylord Nelson
State and Local Policy Making
82(3)
The Media and the Environment
85(3)
Notes
88(2)
For Further Reading
90(3)
Public and Private Lands
93(20)
The Public Lands
95(1)
``The Best Idea America Ever Had'': The National Parks
96(4)
Grazing Rights and Wrongs
100(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
President, the Grand Canyon Trust
101(4)
Geoffrey Barnard
Trends in Land Use and Management
105(1)
Private Property and Public Lands
106(3)
Notes
109(1)
For Further Reading
110(3)
Waste Management and the Global Toxics Legacy
113(26)
The Nature of Waste: Generation and Disposal
114(8)
The Political Response
122(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
The Divine Miss M: Environmentalist
123(5)
Nuclear and Military Waste
128(4)
The Global Dimension
132(2)
Policy Stalled: Too Little Too Late
134(1)
Notes
135(2)
For Further Reading
137(2)
The Politics of Energy
139(20)
The Energy Pie
141(3)
The Nuclear Power Debate
144(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
Supplenergy
145(3)
Orlo Stitt
The History of Policy Paralysis
148(6)
The Global Dimension
154(2)
Notes
156(1)
For Further Reading
157(2)
Managing Water Resources
159(30)
Why Don't We Have Enough Water?
160(3)
The American Water Wars
163(4)
Impacts and Solutions
167(4)
The Wetlands Issue
171(2)
The Nature and Causes of Water Pollution
173(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
Friend of the Everglades
174(2)
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
The Politics of Water Quality
176(4)
Toxic Contamination
180(2)
The Global Dimension
182(2)
Notes
184(2)
For Further Reading
186(3)
Air Quality: Pollution and Solutions
189(24)
What Is Air Pollution?
191(1)
The Responsibility Dilemma
192(7)
Assessing the Impact of Pollution
199(4)
Another View, Another Voice:
Chester Street Activist
203(2)
Renee Morrison
Visibility
205(2)
The Global Dimension
207(2)
Notes
209(2)
For Further Reading
211(2)
The Global Commons
213(30)
Transboundary Pollution
214(1)
The United States, Mexico, and Canada
215(4)
The North American Free Trade Agreement, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the World Trade Organization
219(3)
The Atmosphere
222(7)
Another View, Another Voice:
Discovering the Achilles Heel of the Universe
229(5)
Mario J. Molina
The Oceans
234(4)
Notes
238(3)
For Further Reading
241(2)
Endangered Species, Biodiversity, and Forests
243(30)
Protective Legislation
245(2)
International Protection Agreements
247(3)
The Making of Wildlife Policy
250(2)
The Role of Organized Interests
252(1)
The Continuing Saga of Species Protection
253(4)
Another View, Another Voice:
Superintendent, Yellowstone National Park
257(4)
Michael Finley
The Forest Debate
261(1)
The U.S. Timber Management Policy
261(4)
The Global Dimension
265(4)
Notes
269(2)
For Further Reading
271(2)
The Human Explosion: Managing Population Growth
273(22)
Trends in Population and Projections
276(5)
U.S. Population Trends and Policies
281(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
The Cato Institute
282(2)
Stephen Moore
Global Family Planning Efforts
284(2)
The Role of the United States
286(4)
Implications for Policymakers
290(1)
Notes
291(2)
For Further Reading
293(2)
Emerging Issues for the Twenty-First Century
295(16)
Science and Politics
297(3)
Collaborative Decision Making and Civic Environmentalism
300(3)
Agriculture and Genetically Engineered Products
303(3)
Trade and the Environment
306(1)
Another View, Another Voice:
Director General, World Trade Organization
307(1)
Michael Moore
Notes
308(2)
For Further Reading
310(1)
Appendix A Major U.S. Environmental Legislation, 1947-2000 311(4)
Appendix B Major International Environmental Agreements, 1900-2000 315(2)
Appendix C Environmental Film Resources 317(6)
Index 323


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