By Sheldon Kamieniecki, Michael E. Kraft
It's renowned that American companies make the effort to persuade environmental coverage through trying to set the political schedule and to persuade rules and laws. This e-book examines what's now not so popular: the volume to which enterprise succeeds in its coverage interventions. In company and Environmental coverage, a group of individual students systematically analyzes company impact in any respect phases of the coverage strategy, targeting the criteria that be sure the luck or failure of commercial lobbying in Congress, country legislatures, neighborhood governments, federal and kingdom firms, and the courts. those specialists ponder no matter if company impact is successfully counterbalanced by means of the efforts of environmental teams, public opinion, and different forces.The ebook additionally examines using the media to persuade public opinion--as within the conflict over drilling within the Arctic nationwide natural world Refuge--and enterprises' efforts to sway elections by way of making crusade contributions. as the ebook is going well past the latest literature--much of that is slim, descriptive, and anecdotal--to offer broad-based empirical proof of company effect on environmental coverage, it makes an unique and demanding contribution and is suitable for quite a few undergraduate and graduate classes.
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