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Author Shaiko, Ronald G., 1959-

Title Voices and echoes for the environment : public interest representation in the 1990s and beyond / Ronald G. Shaiko.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.70525 SHAI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Power, conflict, and democracy.
Power, conflict, and democracy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-282) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Voices and Echoes in the Public Interest Marketplace: The Development of the Public Interest Sector -- Ch. 2. From Social Movement to Public Interest Organizations: The Organizational Transformation of Environmentalism in the United States -- Ch. 3. Growing Pains: Leadership Challenges in Contemporary Environmental Organizations -- Ch. 4. Membership Recruitment and Retention: Direct Mail, Telemarketing, and Canvassing -- Ch. 5. It's Not Easy Being Green: Leadership Incentives and Membership Motivations -- Ch. 6. The Heart of the Matter: Leadership-Membership Connections.
Summary Focusing on national environmental organizations, including Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, The Wilderness Society, and Environmental Defense Fund, "Voices and Echoes for the Environment" demonstrates how the demands of organizational maintenance encroach on the goal of effective policy influence.
Subject Environmental policy -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Environmental policy -- United States -- Citizen participation.
Public interest -- United States.
ISBN 0231113544 (cl : acid-free paper)
0231113552 (pa)