Wicked Environmental Problems

Managing Uncertainty and Conflict

  • Engelstalig
  • 302 pagina's
  • 9781597264747
  • augustus 2011
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Samenvatting

This new book examines past experience and future directions in the management of so-called 'wicked' environmental problems - those characterized by large-scale, long-term policy dilemmas and contentious political stalemates. Most importantly, the book reviews current thinking on the way forward, focusing on the implementation of 'learning networks,' in which public managers, technical experts, and public stakeholders collaborate in decision-making processes that are analytic, iterative, and deliberative. Wicked Environmental Problems offers new approaches for managing environmental conflicts and shows how managers could apply these approaches within common, real-world statutory decision-making frameworks. It is essential reading for anyone concerned with managing environmental problems.

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This book should be required reading for government resource managers, their supervisors, and NGOs concerned with resource issues. Wicked problems, characterized by a high degree of scientific uncertainty and deep disagreement on values, will inevitably proliferate with increasing population and pressures on our lands and resources. This important book describes approaches to deal with wicked problems, and equally important, how not to approach them. --Lee M. Talbot Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University

Productspecificaties

Auteur
Lawrence C. Walters Peter J. Balint
Co-auteur
Lawrence C. Walters Anand Desai Peter J. Balint Ronald E. Stewart
Soort
Met illustraties
Taal
Engels
Afmetingen
20x231x152 mm
Gewicht
458,00 gram
Verschijningsdatum
augustus 2011
ISBN10
1597264741
ISBN13
9781597264747

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