Über den Autor
Frank T. Manheim is an affiliate professor in the School of Public Policy, George Mason University. In course of more than 30 years as a federal government ocean and earth scientist he served on numerous interagency and scientific advisory panels including the National Academy of Science--National Research Council, National Science Foundation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management and Minerals Management Service, and industry associations. Manheim has cooperated with European, Russian, and Japanese scientists and agencies and is a recipient of the Swedish Academy of Science Pettersson Medal for Excellence in Ocean Research. He is an author of 190 published articles and has edited or co-edited five books.
The Story.- Our Current Conflict.- Tracing the Roots of the Conflict.- Why History Is Important for Environmental Decision Making Today and Tomorrow.- The Environmental Revolution of the 1970s and Its Outcomes.- Why do Conflict and Polarization Matter?.- Foreign Experience.- Reform Efforts and the Future: Where Do We Go from Here?.- Cases, Documentation, and Policy Analysis.- Case Studies and Examples.- Policy Analysis.
Insightful account of the origins of the current conflict between environmentalists and industry in the US
Case studies compare the US with European countries
Suitable for researchers, professionals and diverse general audience
Highly accessible presentation in Part I is supported by more profound documentation and analysis in Part II