The economy of the earth philosophy, law, and the environment by Mark Sagoff

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- United States,
  • Environmental law -- United States,
  • Social legislation -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic policy,
  • United States -- Social policy

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Book details

StatementMark Sagoff.
SeriesCambridge studies in philosophy and public policy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 S34 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2387058M
ISBN 100521341132
LC Control Number87016091

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