menu
 
(0)
 
Oil in Troubled Waters : Perceptions, Politics, and the Battle Over Offshore Drilling (Suny Series in Environmental Public Policy)
by Gramling, Robert, Freudenburg, William R.

Overview -
In some coastal regions of the United States, such as western Louisiana, offshore oil development has long been welcomed. In others, such as northern California, it has been vehemently opposed. This book explores the reasons behind this paradox, looking at the people, the regions, and the issues in sociological and historical contexts.

What has been in very short supply on this issue, as in a growing number of other cases of technological gridlock, is balanced analysis. That is what this book provides. The authors' case studies, derived from interviews with Louisiana and California residents and from environmental impact statements, demonstrate that easy answers are not the most valid ones. The region that should be considered unusual, they find, is coastal Louisiana, where historical, social, and environmental factors combine to favor the offshore oil industry. But this combination of factors, they argue, is unlikely to be found in other coastal regions of the U.S. in the near future.

  Read Full Product Description
 
Hardcover
$12.10

In Stock with our New/Used Market Vendor. Allow up to 30 days for delivery. Tracking is not available for this item.

FREE Shipping is not available for this item.help

 
 

Seller Information

Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Harrisburg, PA, USA

Oil in Troubled Waters: Perceptions, Politics, and the Battle Over Offshore DrillingOil in Troubled Waters: Perceptions, Politics, and the Battle Over Offshore Drilling (Hardcover)
Pub. Date: 1994
Publisher: State University of New York Press,
Price: $12.00
Seller: Nelson & Nelson, Booksellers, Trenton, SC, USA
Description: 0791418812.
Notes: Hardcover with front free endpaper removed (does not affect soundness of book). Covers lightly worn, with corners and edges bumped. Pages tight, unmarked. No DJ. Not a former library copy.;
Oil in Troubled Waters: Perceptions, Politics, and the Battle Over Offshore DrillingOil in Troubled Waters: Perceptions, Politics, and the Battle Over Offshore Drilling (Hardcover)
Pub. Date: 1994
Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
Price: $14.00
Seller: Pomfret Street Books, Carlisle, PA, USA
Condition: Very Good. No Jacket
Notes: Binding Tight Some Highlighting Light Edge Wear.
 
 
 
 

More About Oil in Troubled Waters by Gramling, Robert, Freudenburg, William R.
 
 
 
Overview

In some coastal regions of the United States, such as western Louisiana, offshore oil development has long been welcomed. In others, such as northern California, it has been vehemently opposed. This book explores the reasons behind this paradox, looking at the people, the regions, and the issues in sociological and historical contexts.

What has been in very short supply on this issue, as in a growing number of other cases of technological gridlock, is balanced analysis. That is what this book provides. The authors' case studies, derived from interviews with Louisiana and California residents and from environmental impact statements, demonstrate that easy answers are not the most valid ones. The region that should be considered unusual, they find, is coastal Louisiana, where historical, social, and environmental factors combine to favor the offshore oil industry. But this combination of factors, they argue, is unlikely to be found in other coastal regions of the U.S. in the near future.

This item is fulfilled by our new and used marketplace. For more information, view our glossary of terms and abbreviations.
 
Details
  • PID: 16142077434
  • ISBN-13: 9780791418819
  • Publisher: SUNY Press
  • Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
    Description: Reading copy only-damaged /worn /marked. May be ex-libris Standard-sized.
    Condition: Fair