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Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy
New Directions for the Twenty-First Century

12th Edition
Edited by:

March 2024 | 432 pages | CQ Press
As environmental issues continue to become more prevalent in society and surrounding policy challenges become more complex, Environmental Policy once again brings together top scholars to evaluate the changes and continuities in American environmental policy since the late 1960s and their implications for current policy. Students will learn to decipher the underlying trends, institutional constraints, and policy dilemmas that shape today’s environmental politics as they evaluate approaches to future challenges.
Environmental Policy and Politics in Transition
Michael E. Kraft and Barry G. Rabe
US Environmental Policy: An Overview
Barry G. Rabe
Racing to the Top, the Bottom, or the Middle of the Pack? The Evolving State Government Role in Environmental Protection
Christopher Borick and Erick Lachapelle
Priorities, Preferences, and Policy: Twenty-First Century Public Opinion on the Environment
Federal Institutions and Policy Change
Norman J. Vig
Presidential Powers and Environmental Policy
Michael E. Kraft
Environmental Policy in Congress
Kimberly Smith
Environmental Policy in the Courts
Richard N. L. Andrews
The Environmental Protection Agency
Public Policy Dilemmas
Sanya Carley
Energy Policy
William R. Lowry
Natural Resource Policies in an Era of Polarized Politics
Sheila M. Olmstead
Applying Market Principles to Environmental Policy
Sara Hughes and Aaron Deslatte
Sustainability in Cities
Global Issues and Controversies
Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer
Global Climate Change Governance: Where Next After Paris
Richard J. Tobin
Environment, Population, and the Developing World
Daniel J. Fiorino
Creating the Green Economy: Government, Business, and a Sustainable Future
Barry G. Rabe and Michael E. Kraft
Conclusion: Emerging Challenges in Environmental Policy

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