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Public Participation and Environmental Justice: Access to Federal Decision Making

Dorothy M. Daley and Tony G. Reames

in Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines public participation in federal environmental decision-making from an environmental justice perspective. The authors begin with a broad overview of past research on public ... More


Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Karen Bell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Environmental justice aspires to a healthy environment for all, as well as fair and inclusive processes of environmental decision-making. In order to develop successful strategies to achieve this, it ... More


Environmental value

Thomas Dietz

in Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198716600
eISBN:
9780191807572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the literature on how values influence individual decisions about the environment. Theory suggests that three values—self-interest, altruism toward other humans, and altruism ... More


Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

David M. Konisky (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book provides the first comprehensive assessment of the federal government’s implementation of environmental justice policy. Decades of scholarly research has demonstrated that low-income and ... More


Article 39 and Environmental Decision-making in India

Leo F. Saldanha and Bhargavi S. Rao

in India's Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450459
eISBN:
9780199083084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450459.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 2 critically explores some of the buried policy judgements and assumptions underlying the Indian government’s assessment of risks; particularly how the Indian government’s understanding of ... More


Add to Cart? Environmental “Amenities” and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Chrisoula Andreou

in The Environment: Philosophy, Science, and Ethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017404
eISBN:
9780262301770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017404.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the utility of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in decision making, specifically environmental decision making. For the purposes of the discussion here, it uses a type of CBA that ... More


The Environment: Philosophy, Science, and Ethics

William P. Kabasenche, Michael O'Rourke, and Matthew H. Slater (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017404
eISBN:
9780262301770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017404.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophical reflections on the environment began with early philosophers’ invocation of a cosmology that mixed natural and supernatural phenomena. Today, the central philosophical problem posed by ... More


Goals, Strategies, and Tactics for Inquiry and Action

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter presents a version of human ecology called practical ecology. It argues that the application of the Human Ecosystem Model (HEM) as an organizing concept for resource management, ... More


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