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Walter A. Rosenbaum is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Florida
Table of Contents
|Tables, Figures, and Boxes||p. ix|
|After Earth Day: American Environmentalism in Transformation||p. 1|
|A Texas Bet with Global Stakes||p. 2|
|From Greenhouse to White House to State House||p. 4|
|The Environmental Legacy||p. 5|
|The Political Legacy: From Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush||p. 7|
|Ongoing Challenges: Present and Future||p. 10|
|Plan for the Book||p. 21|
|Suggested Readings||p. 25|
|Making Policy: The Process||p. 27|
|The White House and the Greenhouse||p. 28|
|The Policy Cycle||p. 31|
|Constitutional Constraints||p. 34|
|Interest-Group Liberalism||p. 37|
|Organized Environmentalism||p. 40|
|Environmentalism and Its Critics||p. 49|
|The Public and Environmentalism||p. 52|
|The Special Place of Science in Policy Making||p. 57|
|Suggested Readings||p. 61|
|Making Policy: Institutions and Politics||p. 65|
|The Presidency||p. 68|
|Congress: Too Much Check, Too Little Balance||p. 74|
|The Bureaucracy: Power through Implementation||p. 82|
|The Courts: The Role of Appraisal||p. 97|
|The Political Environment of Environmental Policy Making||p. 101|
|Suggested Readings||p. 110|
|Common Policy Challenges: Risk Assessment and Environmental Justice||p. 114|
|A Toxic Nightmare from Toyland?||p. 115|
|Risk Assessment and the Limits of Science||p. 118|
|What Risks Are Acceptable?||p. 125|
|Risk and Discrimination: The Problem of Environmental Justice||p. 131|
|Suggested Readings||p. 140|
|More Choice: The Battle over Regulatory Economics||p. 143|
|The Benefit-Cost Debate||p. 144|
|Regulation Strategies: Command and Control vs. the Marketplace||p. 158|
|Suggested Readings||p. 171|
|Command and Control in Action: Air and Water Pollution Regulation||p. 174|
|The Political Anatomy of Command-and-Control Regulation||p. 175|
|Regulating Air Quality||p. 180|
|Regulating Water Quality||p. 196|
|Suggested Readings||p. 214|
|A Regulatory Thicket: Toxic and Hazardous Substances||p. 217|
|An Ambiguous Inheritance||p. 220|
|The Rush to Regulate||p. 228|
|Federal Law: Regulation from the Cradle to the Grave?||p. 234|
|The Regulatory Thicket||p. 240|
|Suggested Readings||p. 249|
|Energy: Nuclear Dreams, Black Gold, and Vanishing Crude||p. 253|
|Fossil Fuels and Public Apathy: A Perilous Combination||p. 255|
|Nuclear Twilight or Second Dawn?||p. 260|
|The Nuclear Regulatory Commission in the Middle||p. 271|
|Stubborn Hope: Breakthrough Technology, the White House, and the Greenhouse||p. 273|
|The Cold War's Wasteland: Nuclear Weapons Facilities||p. 274|
|Black Gold||p. 279|
|Suggested Readings||p. 286|
|635 Million Acres of Politics: The Battle for Public Lands||p. 289|
|ANWR: Public Land Politics at a Boil||p. 290|
|A History of Contested Access||p. 293|
|The Public Domain||p. 294|
|Conflicts over Multiple Use||p. 298|
|The Pluralistic Politics of the Public Lands||p. 302|
|The Fate of the Forests||p. 316|
|How Much Wilderness Is Enough?||p. 325|
|Suggested Readings||p. 327|
|The United States and Climate Diplomacy: The Emerging Politics of Global Environmentalism||p. 330|
|Prologue: The Greenhouse Visits the White House||p. 331|
|Transboundary Environmental Politics||p. 333|
|Climate Diplomacy: Ozone Politics and the Montreal Protocols||p. 346|
|Climate Diplomacy: Acid Precipitation||p. 349|
|Climate Diplomacy: Climate Warming||p. 353|
|The Emerging Politics of Sustainability||p. 359|
|Suggested Readings||p. 366|
|List of Abbreviations||p. 371|
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