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Wicked environmental problems

Peter J. Balint

Wicked environmental problems

managing uncertainty and conflict

by Peter J. Balint

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental management,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Environmental protection

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter J. Balint ... [et al]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE300 .W53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24808732M
    ISBN 101597264741, 159726475X
    ISBN 109781597264747, 9781597264754
    LC Control Number2011005206

    From the perspective of public policy issues, 'wicked problems' [7] are those unpredictable, complex, undefined, open-ended and non-linear problem [8,9], that 'have no . Chapter 1 The Challenge of Wicked Problems 1 --Chapter 2 Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental Management 7 --Chapter 3 Four Wicked Cases 33 --Chapter 4 The Precautionary Principle 65 --Chapter 5 Adaptive Management 79 --Chapter 6 Participatory Processes --Chapter 7 A Proposed Adaptive, Deliberative Decision Process - .

      Tackling Wicked Problems tackles the problem by offering a unique transdisciplinary approach to inquiry, one that is capable of integrating the natural and social sciences. Integrating both empirical and normative investigation, it offers a framework that is at the same time theoretical, epistemological and s: 5. Environmental Justice in Latin America - Problems, Promise, and Practice by David V. Carruthers; Henri Acselrad; Peter J. Newell; Carlos Reboratti; Juanita Sundberg $ buy online or call us from Book Grocer, 5/ Keilor Park Drive, TULLAMARINE, VIC, Australia.

    E-BOOK EXCERPT "Wicked" problems are large-scale, long-term policy dilemmas in which multiple and compounding risks and uncertainties combine with sharply divergent public values to generate contentious political stalemates; wicked problems in the environmental arena typically emerge from entrenched conflicts over natural resource management and over the . Get this from a library! Environmental ethics and uncertainty: wrestling with wicked problems. [Whitney Bauman; Kevin J O'Brien] -- "This book offers a multidisciplinary (theology, philosophy, and sociology) environmental approach to ethics in response to the contemporary challenge of climate change caused by globalized economics.


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This past winter, Cornell University launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with the unwieldy title Environmental Education: Transdisciplinary approaches to addressing wicked Synopsis "Wicked" problems are large-scale, long-term policy dilemmas in which multiple and compounding risks and uncertainties combine with sharply divergent public values to generate contentious political stalemates; wicked problems in the environmental arena typically emerge from entrenched conflicts over natural resource management and over the prioritization of.

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Poverty is linked with education, nutrition with poverty, the .The entire text of the book is available online for free as HTML, and provided for reuse and adaptation under a creative commons license. We hope you find this a useful resource in your practice, education, and in your day to day life.

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