Troubled Lands: The Legacy Of Soviet Environmental Destruction, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Troubled Lands

The Legacy Of Soviet Environmental Destruction, 1st Edition

By D. J. Peterson


276 pages

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Hardback: 9780367212124
pub: 2019-03-05
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The dramatic revelations of environmental catastrophe in the Soviet Union made during the late 1980s and early 1990s were a driving force behind reform in, and later the demise of the communist party-state. But while the Union no longer exists, the independent republics confront the same dilemmas that plagued the Soviet state: Will the goal of econ

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- The Air -- The Water -- The Land -- Solid and Hazardous Waste -- Government Institutions and Environmental Policy -- The Environmental Movement and Environmental Politics -- The Environment and Economic Transition

About the Author

DJ Peterson is a Graduate Fellow at the RAND/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies in Santa Monica, California, and a PhD candidate in Political Science at UCLA. In 1989-1990, Mr. Peterson worked as a research analyst at Radio Liberty in Munich, Germany, where he specialized in Soviet domestic affairs.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General