Canadian Environmental Policy and Politics: The Challenges of Austerity and Ambivalence by Debora L. VanNijnatten

Canadian Environmental Policy and Politics: The Challenges of Austerity and Ambivalence

EditorDebora L. VanNijnatten

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An essential collection of original articles focused on governments in Canada and their environmental policy-making activities, this text describes and analyzes policy goals, policy instrument choices, and outcomes.

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Debora L. VanNijnatten is associate professor and chair of political science at Wilfred Laurier University and Coordinator of the North American Studies Program. She is the author of several refereed articles on environmental policy, cross-border relations, air quality and climate change policy.

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Title:Canadian Environmental Policy and Politics: The Challenges of Austerity and AmbivalenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.62 inPublished:November 20, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199005427

ISBN - 13:9780199005420

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Debora L. VanNijnatten: Introduction NEWPart One: The Context for Environmental Action1. Cameron Anderson and Laura Stephenson: Environmentalism and Austerity in Canada: Electoral Effects NEW2. Clare Demerse and Nathan Lemphers: The Environmental Movement in Canada: Current Challenges NEW3. Michael Howlett and Nigel Kinney: The Current (Post Staples?) State of Canada's Resource Industries NEW4. Marcia Valiente: Environmental Law in the Time of Austerity5. Mark Winfield: Implementing Environmental Policy in Canada6. Stephen Bocking: Science and Canadian Environmental PolicyPart Two: Environmental Governance Across Scales7. Glen Toner, James Meadowcroft and David Cherniak: The Struggle of the Canadian Federal Government to Institutionalize Sustainable Development8. Julie Simmons: Federalism, Intergovernmental Relations and the Environment NEW9. Mary Louise McAllister: Sustaining 21st Century Canadian Communities in an Era of Complexity10. Graham White: Aboriginal People and Environmental Regulation: Land Claims Co-Management Boards in the Territorial North11. Debora L. VanNijnatten: The Push and Pull of North America NEW12. Neil Craik and Tahnee Prior: Retreat from Principle: Canada and the System of International Environmental Law NEWPart Three: Cases13. Douglas Macdonald: Canadian Climate Change Policy14. Ian Rowlands: Renewables Policy15. Carolyn Johns and Mark Sproule-Jones: Great Lakes Water Policy16. Timothy Heinmiller: Water and the West NEW17. Angela Carter: Oilsands and the Fossil Fuel Economy NEW18. Christopher J. Lemieux: Biodiversity Policy in Canada NEW19. Owen Temby, Don Munton and Inger Weibust: Air Quality Policy in Canada NEWGlossary NEWIndex

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"Wide institutional coverage; inclusion of electoral and movement politics; multi-level coverage; anthology style; length of articles consistent with supplementation with course-pack; interesting combination of theoretical issues and cases." --James Lawson, University of Victoria