Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy

Edited by David M. Konisky, Professor, Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, US

A comprehensive analysis of diverse areas of scholarly research on U.S. environmental policy and politics, this Handbook looks at the key ideas, theoretical frameworks, empirical findings and methodological approaches to the topic. Leading environmental policy scholars emphasize areas of emerging research and opportunities for future enquiry.

‘David Konisky and his co-authors have created the new standard text for U.S. environmental policy. Their ambitious book spans the breadth of environmental politics and policy-making, from institutions and policy tools to lobbying and climate change. Most important, these issues are presented by the best in the field. The authors list presents the Dream Team of today’s powerhouse environmental politics and governance scholars.’
– James Salzman, University of California, Los Angeles and University of California, Santa Barbara, US

‘A superb collection! Konisky has brought together dozens of renowned scholars to synthesize research on the topics they know best. The volume situates U.S. environmental policy in a half-century of political history, but is equally forward-looking in its treatment of current policy challenges, especially related to the transformations needed to address climate change.’
– Megan Mullin, Duke University, US

‘This extremely comprehensive collection of original and well-researched essays makes an important and much-needed contribution to our understanding of current issues in American environmental politics and policies. By bringing together the best of current research, it will become an invaluable resource for scholars and help set future research agendas.’
– David Vogel, University of California, Berkeley, US

‘This is an outstanding collection of essays by leading experts on different dimensions of U.S. environmental policy.’
– Aseem Prakash, University of Washington, US

2020 512 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 283 3 £261.00 £200.00 $261.00 $290.00

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