"Understanding Environmental Administration and Law" provides an engaging introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is applied, and the statutory and case laws that are critical to working within the regulatory system. This revised and expanded third edition adds case studies that help bring the subject to life and includes new material on: the Bush administration and its approach to administering environmental laws; the continuing evolution of environmentalism and the changing role of environmental regulation in the United States; and the development and implementation of environmental agreements at the international level. "Understanding Environmental Administration and Law" provides a framework for understanding the law as a managerial tool.
Publisher: Island Press
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 21 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
"Business managers, policy analysts and students have long needed an introductory guide to environmental law and the administrative process. Now comes the second edition of Understanding Environmental Administration and Law--a logical starting point for informed public dialogue on some of the most important issues confronting our nation."--Eric A. Goldstein "Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council "
"Those who work within or on the periphery of the environmental regulatory system will find their understanding of the system enhanced. New entrants into the field will get a guided discovery lesson on the basics."--California Lawyer Magazine
"Among its many virtues, this is an excellent introduction to environmental law for a college audience. Understanding Environmental Administration and Law is clearly and concisely written with numerous, interesting case studies to sustain the reader's interest."--Walter A. Rosenbaum "Professor of Political Science, University of Florida "