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By (author) Norman Miller
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Environmental Politics by Norman Miller
Book DescriptionThe second edition of Environmental Politics: Stakeholders, Interests, and Policymaking shows students that environmental politics is fundamentally a clash of competing stakeholders' interests, and environmental policy the result of their reconciliation. But developments in environmental policymaking over the past several years have been little short of earthshaking. The text not only marks changes in the formal lawmaking process itself, but covers recent elements reshaping environmental politics, such as: * the new environmentally activist posture of business * the dramatic shift of policymaking influence from the federal to state and local levels * the participation of new actors on the environmental policy stage, most notably the faith community * the U-turn of organized labor, from opponent of environmentalists to their collaborator * the consolidation of the varying missions of environmental advocacy groups to fight global warming * the emergence of science from its historic political neutrality to open advocacy * the increasing role of both the media and the judiciary Written by an expert with more than 25 years of "smoke-filled room" experience in environmental policymaking, Environmental Politics: Stakeholders, Interests, and Policymaking gives students an insider's view of how policies are forged. By examining current environmental issues through a stakeholder lens, this book not only provides a unique perspective into how policies are adopted, but also illuminates the transformative power of global warming as a political force.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415961059
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Norman Miller
Environmental Politics, Paperback (November 2008)
At every stage, environmental policy is the result of the struggle of stakeholders interested in, and affected by, the problem being addressed and the range of possible solutions. This book discusses political battles over the environment - as they are fought in legislative chambers, the cloakroom, the newspaper, on television, and on Internet.
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Focuses on the struggle for power among stakeholders in environmental politics and policymaking. Whether examining legislation on energy policy, air pollution, endangered species, land use, or the politics of food, this book presents each case through a narrative introduction and primary source documents that show whose interests are at stake.
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Author Biography - Norman Miller
Norman Miller has served on the faculties of Rutgers University, Rollins and Meredith Colleges, and North Carolina State University. He is currently a member of the Global Warming and Energy Subcommittee of the national Sierra Club, and the Executive Committee of the Sierra Club's North Carolina Chapter. Previously he worked in both the legislative and executive branches of New Jersey state government in a variety of environmental policy capacities. He is also an academic member of the Society of Environmental Journalism.
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