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Government vs. Environment

ISBN-10: 0742521818

ISBN-13: 9780742521810

Edition: 2002

Authors: Donald R. Leal, Roger E. Meiners, Matthew B. Brown, Holly Lippke Fretwell, David E. Gerard

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Description:

Many Americans view the government as the saviour of the environment. This work explores how the political process can adversely impact the quality of the environment and states that the government's record in managing natural resources is bad.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

List of Tables and Figures
Prologue
Greener Pastures? The Defective Attraction of Federal Environmental Policy
Silent Springs and Silent Villages: Pesticides and the Trampling of Property Rights
Fueling the Race to the Fish
Federal Flood Policies: 150 Years of Environmental Mischief
Unplugging the Everglades
War on Wildlife
The Untouchables: America's National Forests
Banking on Disaster: The World Bank and Environmental Destruction
All Play and No Pay: The Adverse Effects of Welfare Recreation
Castles in the Sand: The Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Beach Replenishment
Index
About the Political Economy Forum Series
About the Contributors