Political Science / Public Policy / Environmental Policy

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Nature and the Iron Curtain

Nature and the Iron Curtain

Environmental Policy and Social Movements in Communist and Capitalist Countries, 1945-1990

A Political and Comparative History of Environmentalism and Environmental Policy in the Communist and Capitalist Worlds During the Cold War Years

Bureaucrats, Politics And the Environment

Bureaucrats, Politics And the Environment

An informative case study of how bureaucrats establish and enforce policy and law. By focusing on personnel from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New Mexico Environment Department Bureaucrats, Politics, and the Environment puts a face on bureaucracy and provides an explanation for its actions.

Traditional and Modern Natural Resource Management in Latin America

Traditional and Modern Natural Resource Management in Latin America

This book identifies a major problem facing developing nations and the countries and sources that fund them: the lack of attention and/or effective strategies available to prevent farmers in poorly endowed regions from sinking still deeper into poverty while also avoiding further degradation of marginal environments.

Listening To The Sea

Listening To The Sea

The Politics of Improving Environmental Protection

Through a rigorous integration of policy and science, Robert Wilder suggests a much-improved second-generation governance of the oceans and coasts and proposes new ideas for resolving the environmental policy stalemate found within the U.S. government.

The Politics of Garbage

The Politics of Garbage

A Community Perspective on Solid Waste Policy Making

Luton uses the case study of Spokane WA to analyze the public administration and socio-political context of solid waste policy making. Luton’s thorough exploration of Spokane’s experience as opens a window onto contemporary issues of solid waste management as well as the complex social and political environment in which public administrators must operate. His integration of systems theory in the analysis adds to the book’s value as a teaching tool for courses on policy making, urban planning, public administration, and the environment.

The Enigma of Automobility

The Enigma of Automobility

Democratic Politics and Pollution Control

A fascinating investigation into air pollution policy as one focused on pollution control devices in automobiles and the responsibility of individual citizens, rather than on democratic reform to change transportation technology altogether.

Site Unseen

Site Unseen

The Politics of Siting a Nuclear Waste Repository

Jacob describes the history of U.S. public policy regarding nuclear waste that culminated in the 1982 Nuclear Waste Policy act and its aftermath.

Pesticides And Politics

Pesticides And Politics

The Life Cycle of a Public Issue

Winner of the 1988 Policy Studies Organization Book Award, Pesticides and Politics traces the long battle over control of pesticides through an analytical framework that is at the same time historical, comparative, and theoretical. Christopher J. Bosso’s account analyzes the responses to this complex problem by commercial interests, government, the media, and the public, and shows how the issue evolved over forty years of technological and political change.

The Acid Rain Controversy

The Acid Rain Controversy

A comprehensive overview of acid rain-its causes, remedies, and the dynamics involved in environmental policymaking to combat it.

Clean Air

Clean Air

The Policies and Politics of Pollution Control

Jones analyzes the development of pollution control policy beyond capability. He describes normal policy development as the gradual temporization of proposals, but that air pollution control deviated from the norm because of widespread public demand in the late 1960s for unrealistic controls.

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