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Psychology of Environmental Law

Arden Rowell and Kenworthey Bilz


This is a book about the psychology of environmental law. Psychology can affect environmental legal doctrine and institutions by affecting how people perceive, respond to, value, and make decisions about the environment. Where environmental law fails to incorporate insights from psychology, it risks misunderstanding and mispredicting human behaviors that injure and affect the environment, and misprescribing legal tools to shape those behaviors. Yet there is no robust tradition of psychological analysis within environmental law. This book is intended to help change that, by sparking and support ... More

Keywords: psychology, environmental, law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781479812301
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479812301.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arden Rowell, author
University of Illinois

Kenworthey Bilz, author
University of Illinois