American Environmentalism: Values, Tactics, Priorities

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Contents
Prefaceix
PART I. Problem and Background
1. Environmental Values3
2. Traditions of Conservation24
PART II. Struggles and Successes
3. Friends of the Wilderness43
4. Enemies of Disruption60
5. Environmental Economists75
PART III. Critical Issues
6. Varieties of Environmental Argument97
7. Growth and Decay119
8. Risk and Conservation141
PART IV. Emerging Priorities
9. The Public Good177
10. Environmental Ethics204
Epilogue: Sincerity and Authenticity232
Index235
MAPS
Endangered Species Act Conflicts18
Colorado River and Snake River Basins49
Tocks Island Project54
Protected Environments92
Sources of Growth126
Hazardous Waste Management Facilities158
Nuclear Power Reactors159
Major Oil Spills and Blowouts162

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • PART I - PROBLEM AND BACKGROUND 1
  • 1 - Environmental Values 3
  • 2 - Traditions of Conservation 24
  • PART II 41
  • 3 43
  • 4 - Enemies of Disruption 60
  • 5 - Environmental Economists 75
  • PART III - CRITICAL ISSUES 95
  • 6 - Varieties of Environmental Argument 97
  • 7 - Growth and Decay 119
  • 8 - Risk and Conservation 141
  • PART IV - EMERGING PRIORITIES 175
  • 9 - The Public Good 177
  • 10 - Environmental Ethics 204
  • Epilogue Sincerity and Authenticity 232
  • Index 235
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