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Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves A History of American Environmental Policy

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ISBN-10: 0300077955

ISBN-13: 9780300077957

Edition: 1999

Authors: Richard N. Andrews

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This history of American environmental policy traces the interplay between environmental policies and broader patterns of social, economic and political history. It examines current policy and shows how it emerged from earlier patterns.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 474
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848

Preface
Environment and Governance
Historical Context: European Colonization and Trade
Colonial Precedents: Environment as Property
The Constitutional Framework
Land and Transport: Commercial Development as Environmental Policy
Agencies and Experts: The Beginnings of Public Management
Public Health and Urban Sanitation
Progressivism: Conservation in the Public Interest
Administering the Environment: Subgovernments and Stakeholders
Superpower and Supermarket
The Rise of Modern Environmentalism
Nationalizing Pollution Control
Reform or Reaction? The Politics of the Pendulum
The Unfinished Business of National Environmental Policy
Environmental Policy in a Global Economy
Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves
Chronology
Notes
References
Index