A History of Environmental Politics Since 1945

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University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000 - Nature - 256 pages
An overview of contemporary environmental affairs, from 1940s to the present—with an emphasis on nature in an urbanized society, land developments, environmental technology, the structure of environmental politics, environmental opposition, and the results of environmental policy.
 

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Contents

THE SETTING OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
1
A HISTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATION
5
THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPULSE
22
NATURE IN AN URBANIZED SOCIETY
36
THE WEB OF LIFE
52
LAND DEVELOPMENT
66
PUBLIC RESOURCES AND PRIVATE RESOURCES
79
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGAGEMENT
94
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
137
THE ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMY
154
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
170
THE STRUCTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
185
THE RESULTS OF POLICY
198
ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE
214
PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE
228
FURTHER READING
235

THE ENVIRONMENTAL OPPOSITION
109
THE POLITICS OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLEMENTATION
122

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About the author (2000)

Samuel P. Hays is University Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Wars in the Woods: The Rise of Ecological Forestry in America; Explorations in Environmental History; Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920; and, with Barbara D. Hays, Beauty, Health, and Permanence: Environmental Politics in the United States, 1955-1985.
 

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