By Sheldon Kamieniecki, Michael E. Kraft
It's renowned that American companies take the time to persuade environmental coverage through trying to set the political schedule and to steer rules and laws. This ebook examines what's now not so popular: the volume to which company succeeds in its coverage interventions. In enterprise and Environmental coverage, a crew of unique students systematically analyzes company impact in any respect phases of the coverage procedure, concentrating on the standards that confirm the luck or failure of commercial lobbying in Congress, kingdom legislatures, neighborhood governments, federal and kingdom firms, and the courts. those specialists examine even if enterprise impact is successfully counterbalanced by way of the efforts of environmental teams, public opinion, and different forces.The ebook additionally examines using the media to steer public opinion--as within the conflict over drilling within the Arctic nationwide natural world Refuge--and businesses' efforts to sway elections through making crusade contributions. as the publication is going well past the latest literature--much of that is slim, descriptive, and anecdotal--to offer broad-based empirical facts of company effect on environmental coverage, it makes an unique and critical contribution and is acceptable for quite a few undergraduate and graduate classes.
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