America's Environmental Legacies: Shaping Policy through by Franklin Kalinowski

By Franklin Kalinowski

This robust e-book makes a speciality of the potential of the yankee political approach to reply to ecological demanding situations via coverage views, the restrictions of our written structure, and the selection we muster to handle those exams of nationwide personality. positioned easily, this can be a publication approximately politics, coverage, and political will. Kalinowski brilliantly exhibits that America’s collective will is located within the cultural values enunciated via the Founding Fathers and handed down via historical past with alterations. It contains the fundamental lacking factor in deciding on how we presently reply to crises. Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison had specific rules in regards to the function that Nature could play sooner or later. spotting the origins and affects in their environmental legacies is the foremost to analyzing the place American environmental politics is at the present time, how we came, and the place we'd be headed.

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