top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice
Click on image to enlarge

Peter S. Wenz - Author
SUNY series in Environmental Public Policy
N/A
Hardcover - 368 pages
Release Date: April 1988
ISBN10: 0-88706-644-5
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-644-3

Out of Print
Price: $33.95 
Paperback - 368 pages
Release Date: April 1988
ISBN10: 0-88706-645-3
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-645-0

Quantity:  
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

This book explores the philosophical background of questions on environmental justice. It focuses on theories of distributive justice, primarily those which concern the manner in which benefits and burdens should be allocated when there is a scarcity of benefits (relative to people's wants or needs) and a surfeit of burdens. It is one of those rare philosophy books that is at once accessible and sophisticated, as it introduces both philosophers and people interested in environmental studies, law, and economics to germane developments in the philosophical treatment of the question of justice. Since environmental concerns are uniquely global, theories of distributive justice are tested most thoroughly for their comprehensiveness when they are applied to environmental matters. Consequently, most illustrations and applications in this book are drawn from contexts of environmental concerns including property rights, human rights, animal rights, general utility, and hypothetical contracts.

"This book is engaging, uses effective examples, and is informative to the lay reader. The breadth of the inquiry is quite astonishing, and the material is accessible." -- James E. Krier, University of Michigan Law School

Peter S. Wenz is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Legal Studies at Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

No table of contents available for this publication.


Related Subjects
22176/23486(//)

Related Titles

Practical Government Budgeting
Practical Government Budgeting
Color and Money
Color and Money
Teaching Ethics and Values in Public Administration Programs
Teaching Ethics and Values in Public Administration Programs
Selling Cities
Selling Cities
Reinventing Leadership
Reinventing Leadership
Staking Out the Terrain
Staking Out the Terrain
The Illusion of Choice
The Illusion of Choice
The Mediating Effect of Public Opinion on Public Policy
The Mediating Effect of Public Opinion on Public Policy
Papers on the Ethics of Administration
Papers on the Ethics of Administration
Perspectives on Management Capacity Building
Perspectives on Management Capacity Building



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg