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The Greening of Pentagon Brownfields : Using Environmental Discourse to Redevelop Former Military Bases

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In The Greening of Pentagon Brownfields, Kenneth N. Hansen explores how states and localities have increased their institutional capacities to deal with the unanticipated consequences of federal downsizing and pollution at military bases in the 1990s. His rigorous methodology-including analysis of personal interviews, comparative case studies, government documents, base conversion surveys, and data from the Congressional Budget Office-makes this project both a useful model for other research studies and an indispensable contemporary history.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 154.9 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739105396
  • 9780739105399

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Kenneth Hansen has produced an interesting assessment of how states and localitites have increased their institutionalcapacities to deal with the unanticipated consequences of federal downsizing and pollution at military bases in the 1990s... Hansen provides a rich, detailed, and comprehensive history of the base closing processes during the 1990s, highlighted by specific information derived from personal experience, a working knowledge of the policymaking process, and in-depth interviews of key personnel. Perspectives of Politics Hansen shows with great precision the reality of economic development and environmental policymaking in the contemporary American city. This punchy volume should be required reading for all city officials and politicians who believe that building shopping malls and chasing sports teams constitutes the full extent of their responsibilities. -- Andrew Kirby, author of The Pentagon and the Citiesshow more

About Kenneth N. Hansen

Kenneth N. Hansen is assistant professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Environmental Orthodoxy Chapter 3 Policy Implementation Alternatives Chapter 4 The Base Conversion Process and Developmental Variables Chapter 5 Pentagon Brownfields and Green Redevelopment Chapter 6 Conclusionshow more

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