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Democratic dilemmas in the age of ecology : trees and toxics in the American West

Author: Daniel Press
Publisher: Durham Duke University Press 1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Press
ISBN: 0822315033 9780822315032 0822315149 9780822315148
OCLC Number: 832038034
Description: VIII, 167 Seiten 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments vii1. Environmentalism Returns to the Democratic Fold 12. Environmental Political Thought and Democratic Theory 123. The Challenges to Democratic Environmental Policy: Social Justice, Technocracy, and Economics 284. Empirical Study of the Centralist-Decentralist Debate 615. Trees and Toxics 796. Challenges to Democratic Environmental Policy-Making in Forest and Hazardous Waste management 1087. Conclusion 123Afterword: The Distant Democracy 136Notes 139Bibliography 153Index 161
Responsibility: Daniel Press


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