Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century

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MIT Press, 1995 - Science - 317 pages
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""Losing Ground" is an ambitious and brave book. Mr. Dowie has marshaled an exceptionally broad array of facts and produced a provocative explanation for why a once vibrant social movement is flagging....one of the truly important books on a genuinely American social movement."
-- Keith Schneider, "New York Times Book Review"

"Perhaps the most interesting environmental book published yet this year."
-- "The Washington Times" A recent history replete with compromise and capitulation has pushed a once promising and effective political movement to the brink of irrelevance.

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In this timely book, award-winning journalist Dowie analyzes why the once-effective environmental movement now appears, even under an ostensibly friendly Democratic administration, increasingly ... Read full review

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Award-winning journalist Mark Dowie is the author of "Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century, American Foundations: An Investigative History" (both published by the MIT Press), and four other books.

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