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Anderson, Terry L. (Terry Lee) 1946-

Works: 105 works in 408 publications in 4 languages and 18,149 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Composer, Thesis advisor
Classifications: HC110.E5, 333.70973
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Most widely held works about Terry L Anderson
Most widely held works by Terry L Anderson
Free market environmentalism by Terry L Anderson( Book )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puntos de vista sobre el medio ambiente - Repensar lo que pensamos - De la pradera abierta a los campos vallados - Del alambre de espino a la cinta métrica - Burocracia versus ecología - Nuestra política sobre actividades al aire libre - Ecología y energía : en búsqueda de la armonía - A favor de la corriente : la ampliación de los mercados del agua - La colonización de los océanos - El mercado de los desechos : la solución a la contaminación - Abordar los problemas de forma conjunta
Enviro-capitalists : doing good while doing well by Terry L Anderson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing that Americans should turn to private entrepreneurs rather than the federal government to guarantee the protection and improvement of environmental quality, the authors document numerous examples of how entrepreneurs have satisfied the growing demand for environmental quality. Beginning with historical cases from the turn of the century, they illuminate the benefits of entrepreneurial participation in wildlife preservation, aquatic habitat production, and environmentally friendly housing development. As government budgets shrink and more people question the efficacy of government regul
Water rights : scarce resource allocation, bureaucracy, and the environment by Terry L Anderson( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The not so wild, wild west : property rights on the frontier by Terry L Anderson( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors emphasize that ownership of resources evolves as those resources become more valuable or as establishing property rights becomes less costly. Rules evolving at the local level will be more effective because local people have a greater stake in the outcome. This theory is brought to life in the colorful history of Indians, fur trappers, buffalo hunters, cattle drovers, homesteaders, and miners. The book concludes with a chapter that takes lessons from the American frontier and applies them to our modern "frontiers"--The environment, developing countries, and space exploration."--Jacket
Water crisis : ending the policy drought by Terry L Anderson( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sovereign nations or reservations? : an economic history of American Indians by Terry L Anderson( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lifestyle of American Indians before European settlers arrived several centuries ago is often held up today as a model of environmental sensitivity and communitarian cooperation. But is it really true? In this bold book, Terry Anderson debunks much of the romanticism surrounding American Indian culture. American Indians, he argues, developed forms of property rights, contracts, and market exchanges resembling those used by modern Western cultures. Anderson further argues that much of the poverty among Indian tribes living on reservations today is due to U.S. government policies that deprive Indians of their property rights and impose collective decision making on them unnaturally. We do a great disservice to Indians, Anderson concludes, by imposing on them not only our bureaucracy but also a romantic image of Indian life that does not square with the historical record
Property rights : cooperation, conflict, and law( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays begin by surveying the approaches to property taken by early political economists and move to colourful applications of property rights theory concerning the Wild West, the Amazon, endangered species, and the broadcast spectrum. These examples illustrate the process of defining and defending property rights, and demonstrate what difference property rights make. The book then considers a number of topics raised by private property rights, analytically complex topics concerning pollution externalities, government taking of property, and land use management policies such as zoning. Overall, the book is intended as an introduction to the economics and law of property rights. The individual chapters are divided into six sections, with each section featuring an introduction by the editors that integrates prior chapters and material in coming chapters
Water markets : priming the invisible pump by Terry L Anderson( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economist Terry Anderson and attorney Pamela Snyder argue that the lessons we learned from the energy crisis in the 1970s are just as applicable to the impending water crisis: when government regulations kept fuel prices below market-clearing levels, shortages inevitably followed. When price controls blocked normal market mechanisms, the shortages persisted and government was forced to allocate artificially scarce resources. The same laws of supply and demand are causing problems with the availability of water. Prices have been kept artificially low, and the inevitable overuse and shortages have occurred. Governments have responded by rationing water and initiating expensive water projects to increase the supply. Those policies have failed, however, and the authors argue that introducing the price mechanism into water policy will help alleviate shortages because higher prices will cause people to consume water more carefully
The birth of a transfer society by Terry L Anderson( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Property rights and Indian economies by Terry L Anderson( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most research on American Indian economies seeking to explain why Indians have remained near the bottom of the economic ladder has concentrated on resource endowments. This approach has focused policy attention on creating government programs to expand resource exploitation either by encouraging non-Indians to develop reservation resources or by directly enhancing reservation physical and human capital stocks. However, these policies have ignored institutions and the important role of local customs and privileges. This book explicitly considers this institutional context and focuses on the rules that determine who controls physical and human resources and who benefits from their use. Applying the analytical tools from economics, law, anthropology, and political science, the authors consider the three main ingredients necessary for successful economies: stable government, minimal bureaucracies, and the rule of law
Self-determination : the other path for Native Americans( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book compares and contrasts historical and contemporary Canadian and U.S. Native American policy. The contributors include economists, political scientists, and lawyers, who, despite analyzing a number of different groups in several eras, consistently take a political economy approach to the issues. Using this framework, the authors examine the evolution of property rights, from wildlife in pre-Columbian times and the potential for using property rights to resolve contemporary fish and wildlife issues, to the importance of customs and culture to resource use decisions; the competition from states for Native American casino revenues; and the impact of sovereignty on economic development. In each case, the chapters present new data and new ways of thinking about old evidence. In addition to providing a framework for analysis and new data, this book suggests how Native American and First Nation policy might be reformed toward the end of sustainable economic development, cultural integrity, and self-determination. For these reasons, the book should be of interest to scholars, policy analysts, and students of Native American law, economics, and resource use, as well as those interested in the history of Native Americans and Canadas First Nations
The privatization process : a worldwide perspective( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political environmentalism : going behind the green curtain( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Political Environmentalism, Terry Anderson and his contributors show how environmental special interests have indeed provided the high moral ground for economic special interests who stand to gain from legislation that hampers competition. The book documents a range of examples of how politics and environmentalism mix to produce strange bedfellows and perverse results. It shows, for instance, how clean air and water legislation based on technology standards actually results in dirtier air and higher costs to consumers. It tells how wilderness designations and Superfund sites are usually determined more by economic interests than by any other factor. And it reveals how the Endangered Species Act puts property rights up for grabs in the political arena - doing little to save species but consuming considerable resources in the process." "Throughout the book, Political Environmentalism boldly confronts specific environmental laws, asking whether they were motivated by environmental concerns. whether they achieve their goals, whether they are cost-effective - and, most important whether they in fact generate perverse results."--Jacket
Breaking the environmental policy gridlock( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contributions to this volume demonstrate how the principles of fiscal responsibility and individual accountability that have been applied to economic and social policies - essentially free market principles - can be applied successfully to environmental policy. The authors offer ten commonsense reforms as a starting point, all based on the compelling arguments that a new system of positive incentives can get us more environmental quality at lower cost. These reforms include land lease programs for nontraditional commodity production, long-term transferable land permits, landowner compensation for regulated endangered species property, and performance-based (as opposed to technology-based) water and air pollution laws
Environmental federalism by Terry L Anderson( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greener than thou : are you really an environmentalist? by Terry L Anderson( Book )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In six chapters, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins make a powerful argument for free market environmentalism. They break down liberal and conservative stereotypes of what it means to be an environmentalist and show that, by forming local coalitions around market principles, stereotypes can be replaced by pragmatic solutions that improve environmental quality without increasing red tape."--Jacket
You have to admit it's getting better : from economic prosperity to environmental quality( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the book, the authors repeatedly show that economic growth is not the antithesis of environmental quality: rather, the two go hand in hand if the incentives are right."--Jacket
Property rights : a practical guide to freedom and prosperity by Terry L Anderson( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To those who penned the Magna Carta in England, and the American founding fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, protection of private property was of utmost importance. Today, property rights are threatened by a variety of state, national, and international forces. This Hoover Classic seeks to explain the crucial connection among secure property rights, freedom, and prosperity. Drawing on thoughts of philosophers, political thinkers, economists, and lawyers, Property Rights presents a blueprint on how societies can encourage or discourage freedom and prosperity through their property rights institutions. The authors detail step-by-step what property rights are, what they do, how they evolve, how they can be protected, and how they promote freedom and prosperity--Publisher's description
Agriculture and the environment : searching for greener pastures by Terry L Anderson( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform
Reacting to the spending spree : policy changes we can afford by Richard Sousa( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of expert contributors analyze the near- and long-term implications of efforts by both the Obama and Bush administrations to fix the current financial crisis. They examine a range of issues affected by the proposed reforms, including health care, going green, the Employee Free Choice Act, an open world economy, and more
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Free market environmentalism
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Anderson, Terry

Anderson, Terry 1946-

Anderson, Terry L.

Anderson, Terry L. 1946-

Anderson, Terry Lee 1946-

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Terry L. Anderson environmental activist

Enviro-capitalists : doing good while doing wellThe not so wild, wild west : property rights on the frontierSovereign nations or reservations? : an economic history of American IndiansProperty rights : cooperation, conflict, and lawWater markets : priming the invisible pumpThe birth of a transfer societySelf-determination : the other path for Native AmericansThe privatization process : a worldwide perspective