Environmental Risk, Environmental Values, And Political Choices : Beyond Efficiency Tradeoffs In Public Policy Analysis book cover
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Environmental Risk, Environmental Values, And Political Choices
Beyond Efficiency Tradeoffs In Public Policy Analysis





ISBN 9780367165994
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
200 Pages

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This book argues that environmental risk, as a policy problem, requires moving beyond the market principle of efficiency as the basis of decision making and toward the articulation and use of environmental values to produce good public choices. .

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One: Value Domains, Integrity and Policy Argument 1. Integrity, Intrinsic Value, and the Analysis of Environmental Risk 2. Moral Domains, Economic Instrumentalism, and the Roots of Environmental Values 3. Environmentalism: Values to Politics to Policy Part Two: Value Conflicts, Domain Trade-offs, and Political Cooperation 4. The Nature of Environmental Values 5. Environmental Values and Democratic Institutions 6. Science, Environmental Values, and Policy Prescriptions Part Three: Environmental Values and the NIMBY Syndrome 7. Partisan Politics, Economic Growth, and the Roots of NIMBY: The Case of Montpellier, France 8. Environmental Values, the Economic Ethos, and NIMBY: The Rhode Island Case 9. Intrinsic Value and Public Policy Choice: The Alberta Case 10. Epilogue: Environmental Values and Economic Trade-offs—Conflict and Compromise

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