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Title Environmental program evaluation : a primer / edited by Gerrit J. Knaap and Tschangho John Kim ; foreword by Ravinder K. Jain.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.705 ENVI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The Environment and the human condition.
Environment and the human condition.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Ravinder K. Jain -- Introduction: Environmental Program Evaluation: Framing the Subject, Identifying Issues / Gerrit J. Knaap and Tschangho John Kim -- 1. Program Evaluation and Environmental Policy: The State of the Art / Robert F. Rich -- 2. Evaluation of Environmental Programs: Limitations and Innovative Applications / Lawrence S. Solomon -- 3. Why Institutions Matter in Program Evaluation: The Case of the EPA's Pollution Prevention Program / Walter A. Rosenbaum -- 4. Environmental Program Evaluation in an Intergovernmental Context / William R. Mangun -- 5. The Role of Chemical Indexes in Environmental Program Evaluation / Roger A. Minear and Mark A. Nanny -- 6. Biological Integrity: A Long-Neglected Aspect of Environmental Program Evaluation / James R. Karr -- 7. Ode to the Miners' Canary: The Search for Environmental Indicators / Hallett J. Harris and Denise Scheberle -- 8. Economic Approaches to Evaluating Environmental Programs / John Braden and Chang-Gil Kim.
9. Evaluation of State Environmental Programs: Observations on Selected Cases / David H. Moreau -- 10. Endogenous Risk and Environmental Program Evaluation / Thomas D. Crocker and Jason F. Shogren -- 11. Pollution Prevention Frontiers: A Data Envelopment Simulation / Kingsley E. Haynes, Samuel Ratick and James Cummings-Saxton -- 12. Using Environmental Program Evaluation: Politics, Knowledge, and Policy Change / Michael E. Kraft -- 13. Congressional Oversight and Program Evaluation: Substitutes or Synonyms? / Gary C. Bryner -- Conclusion: Environmental Program Evaluation: Promise and Prospects / Gerrit J. Knaap and Tschangho John Kim.
Summary This pioneer work in a complex, interdisciplinary, and still-developing field explores the prospects for a more comprehensive approach to evaluating environmental programs. Experts in the fields of biology, chemistry, ecology, economics, management, planning, sociology, political science, and public administration provide coherent, integrated perspectives on the task of environmental program evaluation. The essays are organized thematically, covering institutional, scientific, economic, and administrative topics. The volume will be a valuable text for practitioners, regulators, policymakers, and scholars in the fields of program evaluation, environmental policy, and environmental science. A volume in the series The Environment and the Human Condition
Other author Knaap, G. J., 1954-
Kim, Tschangho John.
Subject United States. Army -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy -- United States -- Evaluation.
Environmental indicators -- United States.
ISBN 025202334X (cloth : acid-free paper)