Environmental Politics

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Oyster Wars and the Public Trust

The University of Arizona Press

Who owns tidal waters? Are oyster beds common holdings or private property? Questions first raised in colonial New Jersey helped shape American law by giving rise to the public trust doctrine. Today that concept plays a critical role in public advocacy and environmental law.

Bonnie McCay now puts that doctrine in perspective by ...

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The Politics of Western Water

The University of Arizona Press

As the Democratic congressman from Colorado's Fourth District from 1949 to 1973, Wayne Aspinall was an advocate of natural resource development in general and reclamation projects in particular. A political loner, considered crusty and abrasive, he carved a national reputation by helping secure the passage of key water legislation&#...

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Negotiating Tribal Water Rights

The University of Arizona Press

Water conflicts plague every river in the West, with the thorniest dilemmas found in the many basins with Indian reservations and reserved water rights—rights usually senior to all others in over-appropriated rivers. Negotiations and litigation over tribal water rights shape the future of both Indian and non-Indian communities ...

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Tribal Water Rights

Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy, and Economics

The University of Arizona Press

The settlement of Indian water rights cases remains one of the thorniest legal issues in this country, particularly in the West. In a previous book, Negotiating Tribal Water Rights, Colby, Thorson, and Britton presented a general overview of the processes involved in settling such cases; this volume provides more in-depth treatment ...

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Struggle Over Utah's San Rafael Swell

The University of Arizona Press

The vast public lands of the American West are being transformed today, not geologically but conceptually. A century ago, visitors to western public lands were likely to be ranchers or miners. Today, the lands are popular destinations for campers, hikers, rock climbers, river runners, artists, and off-road-vehicle enthusiasts. These new ...

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Environmentalism in Popular Culture

Gender, Race, Sexuality, and the Politics of the Natural

The University of Arizona Press

In this thoughtful and highly readable book, Noël Sturgeon illustrates the myriad and insidious ways in which American popular culture depicts social inequities as “natural” and how our images of “nature” interfere with creating solutions to environmental problems that are just and fair for all.

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Linking Human Rights and the Environment

The University of Arizona Press

This books explores the relationship between environmental degradation and human suffering, two arenas often treated by organizations and governments as unrelated.

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Wild Sea

Eco-Wars and Surf Stories from the Coast of the Californias

The University of Arizona Press

One man’s quest to save the beaches of California and Baja California from a host of dangers.

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Navigating Climate Change Policy

The University of Arizona Press

An essential resource for policymakers and judges at all levels of government who deal with questions of climate governance.

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Walking the Land, Feeding the Fire

Knowledge and Stewardship Among the Tlicho Dene

The University of Arizona Press

For the Tlicho Dene, Indigenous peoples of Canada's Northwest Territories, stories from the past unfold as experiences in the present, so unfolds a philosophy for the future. This book vividly shows how Indigenous knowledge is produced and rooted in the land.

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