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Wicked Environmental Problems Managing Uncertainty and Conflict

ISBN-10: 159726475X

ISBN-13: 9781597264754

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Peter J. Balint, Ronald E. Stewart, Anand Desai, Lawrence C. Walters

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List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 7/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Peter J. Balint is an associate professor of environmental policy in the Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia.Ronald E. Stewart, now retired, spent 30 years with the USDA Forest Service, ending his career as Deputy Chief for Programs and Legislation before serving five years on the faculty of Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University.Anand Desai is a Professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at the Ohio State University, in Columbus.Lawrence C. Walters is Stewart Grow Professor of Public Policy and Management in the Romney Institute, Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah.

preface
The Challenge of Wicked Problems
Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental Management
Four Wicked Cases
The Precautionary Principle
Adaptive Management
Participatory Processes
A Proposed Adaptive, Deliberative Decision Process
The Sierra Nevada Example: Survey of Stakeholders
The Sierra Nevada Example: Elicitation and Analysis of Preferences
Managing Wicked Environmental Problems
References
Authors
Index