In Waste Trading among Rich Nations, Kate O'Neill asks why some industrialized nation voluntarily import hazardous wastes in the absence of pressing economic need. She focuses on Britain as an importer and Germany as an exporter and also looks at France, Australia, and Japan.
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About the Author
Michael E. Kraft is Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs Emeritus and Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Environmental Studies Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Sheldon Kamieniecki is Dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author or editor of many other books.
Table of ContentsSeries Foreword
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
1 Hazardous Waste Trading among OECD Countries: A Comparative
2 Out of the Backyard: Hazardous Waste Management as an
3 An Institutional Explanation of the Waste Trade
4 Great Britain: Risk Acceptance and the Politics of
Flexibility, Diffusion, and Closure
5 Germany: Technology, Federalism, and Risk Aversion
6 The Waste Trade and Environmental Regulation in France,
Australia, and Japan