Compass and Gyroscope: Integrating Science and Politics for the Environment

Compass and Gyroscope: Integrating Science and Politics for the Environment

by Kai N. Lee
     
 

ISBN-10: 155963197X

ISBN-13: 9781559631976

Pub. Date: 06/01/1993

Publisher: Island Press

<p>Using the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest as a case study, Kai Lee describes the concept and practice of "adaptive management," as he examines the successes and failures of past and present management experiences. Throughout the book, the author delves deeply into the theoretical framework behind the real-world experience, exploring how theories of…  See more details below

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<p>Using the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest as a case study, Kai Lee describes the concept and practice of "adaptive management," as he examines the successes and failures of past and present management experiences. Throughout the book, the author delves deeply into the theoretical framework behind the real-world experience, exploring how theories of science, politics, and cognitive psychology can be integrated into environmental management plans to increase their effectiveness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559631976
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Prologue - After Columbus
 
Chapter 1. Taking Measures
Chapter 2. Sustainability in the Columbia Basin
Chapter 3. Compass: Adaptive Management
Chapter 4. Gyroscope: Negotiation and Conflict
Chapter 5. Sea Trials: Comparison Cases
Chapter 6. Navigational Lore: Expectations of Learning
Chapter 7. Seaworthiness: Civic Science
Chapter 8. Seeking Sustainability
 
Notes
Notes on Sources
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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