Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy

Editor/Author Fairfax, Sally K. and Russell, Edmund P.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: CQ Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $346.50
ISBN: 978-1-45-227075-3
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 47
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy provides the analytical connections showing readers how issues and actions are translated into public policies and persistent institutions for resolving or managing environmental conflict in the U.S.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • INTRODUCTION: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
  • PART I: EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY (BEGINNINGS TO TODAY)
  • CHAPTER 1: CHANGING UNDERSTANDINGS OF THE NATURE AND ROLE OF GOVERNMENT POLICY (EARLY YEARS TO PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 2: AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES, WESTWARD EXPANSION, AND LAND USE (FIRST ARRIVALS THROUGH THE 1870S)
  • CHAPTER 3: A CHANGING GEOGRAPHY OF HOPE: TECHNOLOGY, NATURE, AND PROGRESS (1800–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 4: LEGACIES OF INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE TO COLONIAL EXPANSION (1860s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 5: THE UNITED STATES ON THE WORLD STAGE: THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY INTERNATIONALLY (1860s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 6: RECOGNIZING LIMITS TO GROWTH: AN OVERVIEW OF UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND ITS IMPACT (1860s–PRESENT)
  • PART II: RECLAIMING AND RESTORING THE ENVIRONMENT (1700s–TODAY)
  • CHAPTER 7: URBANIZATION AND LAND USE: ISSUES AND POLICIES (1700s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 8: WATER AND WATERWAYS: ISSUES AND POLICIES (1700s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 9: THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT AND CONSERVATION (1890s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 10: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY TOOLS (1700s–PRESENT)
  • PART III: GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS THAT FRAME ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY (1770s–TODAY)
  • CHAPTER 11: THE STATES AND THE ENVIRONMENT: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1770s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 12: FEDERALISM: CONFLICTS AND COOPERATION AMONG LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL OBJECTIVES (1780s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 13: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND ITS PRECURSORS: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1800s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 14: THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1862–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 15: THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1903–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 16: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL (1929–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 17: THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND ITS PRECURSORS: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1770s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 18: THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ITS PRECURSORS: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1942–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 19: THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND ITS PRECURSORS: HISTORY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POLICIES (1970–PRESENT)
  • PART IV: CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (1950s–TODAY)
  • CHAPTER 20: THE MODERN ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 21: CLEAN WATER SCARCITY (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 22: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 23: FOOD SYSTEMS AND THE ENVIRONMENT (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 24: OCEANS AND FISHERIES (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 25: GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY (1960s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 26: DIPLOMACY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: ENDANGERED SPECIES AND OTHERS AT RISK (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 27: THE ROLES AND INFLUENCE OF INTEREST GROUPS (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 28: THE SHIFT FROM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (1950s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 29: EMERGING ISSUES: CIVIL SOCIETY IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT (2000s–PRESENT)
  • CHAPTER 30: GOVERNANCE AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: COOPERATION IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (2000s–PRESENT)
  • Appendix A: Key Environmental Regulatory Agencies and Offices of the Federal Government
  • Appendix B: Bibliography