Policy for Land

Policy for Land : Law and Ethics

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In this book, two leading scholars, a political scientist and an ethical philosopher, outline a new national policy for land use, and provide the legal, political, and ethical justifications for their proposed policies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 137.2 x 223.5 x 27.9mm | 498.96g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0847677796
  • 9780847677795

About Lynton Keith Caldwell

Lynton Keith Caldwell is Arthur F. Bentley Professor Emeritus of Political Science and professor of public and environmental affairs, Indiana University. Kristin Shrader-Frechette is distinguished research professor of philosophy at the University of South Florida.
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... offers a new conceptual basis for land law and policy strategies for arriving at a consensus ... makes a well-documented and convincing case ... Environment This book will be of real use in classes and studies concerned with property or the environment. Ethics: An International Journal of Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy ... provides a useful discussion of several approaches to land ethics, and a thought-provoking analysis of Lockean concepts of land ownership. -- Richard N. L. Andrews, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill We cannot solve our environmental problems until we find some way to make ethical decisions...Policy for Land is a crucial step toward that goal. -- Alice Ingerson, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy No study of land use policy can compare to this in scope ... or in clarity and precision. The authors, the leading policy scientist and leading philosopher in this field, have given us a foundation for the discussion of land policy for years to come. -- Mark Sagoff, Institute of Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland ... a substantial work, containing both a multifaceted view of current land-use policy problems and a wide-ranging discussion of future avenues for change. Policymakers, educators, and reformers will find the book a worthy resource ... Forest and Conservation History
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