Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves: A History of American Environmental Policy

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Yale University Press
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6.9 X 1.2 X 9.9 inches | 2.1 pounds

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About the Author
Richard N. L. Andrews is professor emeritus of environmental policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has written, taught, and advised on U.S. environmental policy for fifty years and has served on multiple national environmental policy committees.
"Masterfully captures the origins and evolution of American environmental policy over four centuries."--Rupert Cutler, Former Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and President of Defenders of Wildlife

"More comprehensive and inclusive than any other study of the historical evolution of U.S. environmental policy and an extraordinary resource for both research and teaching."--Sheldon Kamieniecki, University of California, Santa Cruz

"Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves is a tour de force, capturing centuries of U.S. environmental policy."--Edward Weber, author of Bringing Society Back In: Grassroots Ecosystem Management, Accountability, and Sustainable Communities
"Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves is both important and timely. Richard Andrews brings together exquisite details to present a broad conception of environmental policy, including natural resources, agriculture, pollution, transportation, economic development, and energy."--Michelle Pautz, Professor of Political Science, University of Dayton, co-author of US Environmental Policy in Action

"Richard Andrews skillfully presents a comprehensive history of U.S. environmental management policy from the colonial era to the present day, allowing readers to understand environmental policy in the context of its broad history."--Dee Eggers, University of North Carolina, Asheville