European University Institute Library

Environmental sustainability and American public administration, past, present, and future, J. Michael Martinez - hardcover

Protecting the natural environment and promoting environmental sustainability have become important objectives for U.S. policymakers and public administrators at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Institutions of American government, especially at the federal level, and the public administrators who work inside of those institutions, play a crucial role in developing and implementing environmental sustainability policies. --, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Defining and understanding sustainability -- The "dismal science" of economics -- The ethics of sustainability -- The rise of the American adminitrative state -- The development of federal environmental law -- A brief history of the modern enivornmental movement -- Interest groups and the environmental lobby -- Sustainability and American public administration: where do we go from here?
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xviii, 319 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates, 24 cm

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