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Author Cahn, Matthew Alan, 1961-

Title Environmental deceptions : the tension between liberalism and environmental policymaking in the United States / Matthew Alan Cahn.

Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.700973 CAHN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 179 pages ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in international environmental policy and theory.
SUNY series in international environmental policy and theory.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-171) and index.
Contents 1. The Political Economy of Liberal Public Policy -- 2. Symbolic Politics: Creating and Accommodating Public Demand -- 3. The Environmental Policy Subsystem -- 4. Clean Air Policy -- 5. Water Policy -- 6. The Politics of Waste -- 7. Energy and the Politics of Consumption -- 8. Conclusion: Options and Alternatives -- Appendix 1. Federal Environmental Policy Summary, 1969-1992 -- Appendix 2. Toxic Pollution Released by Manufacturing Industries, 1988 -- Appendix 3. Oil and Hazardous Waste Spills in and around U.S. Waters, 1970-1986 -- Appendix 4. Public Opinion on Environmental Issues -- Appendix 5. Membership in Selected Environmental Groups, 1980 and 1989.
Summary 'Environmental Deceptions' brings together normative analysis and empirical data to explain the structural limitations liberal society places on environmental improvement.
Subject Environmental policy -- United States.
Liberalism -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
ISBN 0791422631 (alk. paper)
079142264X (paperback: alk. paper)