Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves: A History of American Environmental Policy
American environmental policy is not just a product of late twentieth-century concerns about the environment, says Richard Andrews in this important book. It is also rooted in America's nearly four-hundred-year history of government actions to promote or control human uses of nature. This book tells that rich history & shows how it affects environmental issues today & in the future. Andrews traces the interplay between environmental policies & broader patterns of economic, social, & political history, & he shows not only what is unique about recent environmental policy but also how it emerged from earlier patterns & precedents. Andrews explores enduring questions about the nature & implications of American environmental governance, then sums up the legacy of American environmental policy & poses its central challenges.
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