Site Fights Theory

Site Fights Theory - Site Fights"Public Bads Public goods...

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Site Fights
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“Public Bads” Public goods are goods which can’t  exclude parts of the population (whereas  private markets can) Benefits are supplied or at least subsidized by  the state “Public bads” are public goods where the  small “host” population bears most of the 
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Siting- Technocratic Criteria Policymakers official stance on siting  decisions Water supply, strength of bedrock, size of  available land, distance to infrastructure  (roads, cities, etc) determine which sites are  chosen Is this actually the case? What about environmental racism claims,  poverty, etc?
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Assumptions Bureaucrats and planners choose the sites  which will cost the least overall This includes $, time, and effort Areas with one public bad are more likely  to get another
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Site Fights- Main Arguments 1 ) Civil society is the driving factor for 
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POL 223 taught by Professor Aldrich during the Fall '10 term at Purdue.

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