Susan J. Buck

Susan J. Buck

Susan Buck is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Environmental Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Before earning her Ph.D. in public administration at Virginia Tech, she supervised the Wetlands Research Laboratory at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. In addition to Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, she has written The Global Commons (Island Press, 1998), co-authored a text in public administration, and contributed numerous articles and book chapters on environmental policy and law. Dr. Buck lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law provides an engaging, introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is...

The Global Commons

The Global Commons

An Introduction

Vast areas of valuable resources unfettered by legal rights have, for centuries, been the central target of human exploitation and appropriation. The global commons -- Antarctica, the high seas and deep seabed minerals, the atmosphere, and space...

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law

More than any other field of public administration, environmental administration is defined by its legal content. Federal legislation has a direct and immediate impact on state and federal bureaucrats, and citizen groups must constantly adjust to...