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The political limits of environmental regulation

tracking the unicorn

by Bruce Yandle

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Published by Quorum Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- United States.,
    • Environmental protection -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBruce Yandle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 Y36 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 180 p. ;
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2210407M
      ISBN 100899304311
      LC Control Number89032919

        While multi-million dollar environmental lawsuits proliferate and Superfund has spent billions on hazardous waste cleanups, there appears little evidence of progress in cleaning up toxic threats to the environment. This book examines whether current regulation and policies benefit lawyers, bureaucrats and special interests diverting attention away from the real health and safety risks. It sheds new light on the role of flexible instruments in environmental regulation in Russia and the United States.” — Political Science Quarterly Lada V. Kochtcheeva is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the School of Public and International Affairs North Carolina State University.

        Walter A. Rosenbaum’s classic Environmental Politics and Policy, Tenth Edition once again provides definitive coverage of environmental politics and policy, lively case material, and a balanced assessment of current environmental issues. The first half of the book sets needed context and describes the policy process while the second half covers specific environmental issues such as air Reviews: 1. Over recent years environmental politics has moved from a peripheral interest to a central concern within the discipline of politics. This series aims to reinforce this trend through the publication of books that investigate the nature of contemporary environmental politics and show the centrality of environmental politics to the study of politics per se.

        "Mr. Hazlett provides a fascinating history The Political Spectrum is full of valuable instruction—especially for lawyers, economists and other students of regulation for whom the book provides example after example of the strategic use of the regulatory process. Potential entrepreneurs in fields where regulation may be a barrier—fintech, pharma and transportation, for example.   In the spring of , a slim book called The Limits to Growth dropped like an intellectual bomb on the developed world’s most optimistic assumptions about itself. Peppered with computer.


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