Environmental Security and U.S. Politics

Richard A. Matthew

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199744671
Published online January 2013 | | DOI:
 Environmental Security and U.S. Politics

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This article discusses the multifaceted subfield of “environmental security.” It considers the historical factors driving the consolidation and growth of this subfield, summarizes some of its key findings, assesses its policy impact, and outlines areas of future research productivity. It also summarizes major criticisms of the field. The principal focus throughout is on research and policy activity in the United States.

Keywords: environmental security; environmental policy; environmental research; United States

Article.  9115 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; US Politics

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