The Political Economy Of Environmental Policy. An Australian Introduction

Walker K. J

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: University Of New South Wales Pres
Publisher Place: Kensington, Sydney
Publisher Year: 1994
Edition: First Edition

Description: 349 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. Challenging Many Accepted Views, This Book Presents An Integrated And Radical Perspective On Environmental Policy

Publishers Description: This is the first Australian textbook in the important and growing field of environmental politics and policy.Using the management of the Murray-Darling Basin as a central case-study, The Political Economy of Environmental Policy shows how and why environmental problems generate political conflict. It also brings relevant perspectives from political theory to bear on environmental issues, emphasizing in particular their collective nature, and the uses of social choice and game theory in understanding them. It underlines the dilemmas faced by decision makers and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of modern decision theories when applied human impacts on the natural environment.This is a textbook intended for students commencing the study of environmental policy or politics at first year university or higher.

ISBN: 9780868400709


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