Making Sense of Intractable Environmental Conflicts: Concepts and Cases / Edition 1

Making Sense of Intractable Environmental Conflicts: Concepts and Cases / Edition 1

by Roy Lewicki
     
 

Examines eight cases of seemingly intractable environmental disputes revolving around resource use, toxic pollutants, water quality, and growth. Scholars in the fields of natural resources, sociology, cultural anthropology, and urban planning offer 15 contributions addressing the "frames" by which parties interpret and understand the conflict and critical conflict… See more details below

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Examines eight cases of seemingly intractable environmental disputes revolving around resource use, toxic pollutants, water quality, and growth. Scholars in the fields of natural resources, sociology, cultural anthropology, and urban planning offer 15 contributions addressing the "frames" by which parties interpret and understand the conflict and critical conflict dynamics. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559639316
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
11/22/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

About Island Press,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Introduction,
Chapter 1 - Framing of Environmental Disputes,
Chapter 2 - Intractability: Definitions, Dimensions, and Distinctions,
Part I - Natural Resources Cases,
Chapter 3 - When Irresolvable Becomes Resolvable: The Quincy Library Group Conflict,
Chapter 4 - Freeze Framing: The Timeless Dialogue of Intractability Surrounding Voyageurs National Park,
Chapter 5 - The Edwards Aquifer Dispute: Shifting Frames in a Protracted Conflict,
Chapter 6 - Comparing Natural Resource Cases,
Part II - Water Cases,
Chapter 7 - Doan Brook: Latent Intractability,
Chapter 8 - Portraits of Self and Others: State-Level Conflict over Water Regulation in Ohio,
Chapter 9 - Comparing Water Cases,
Part III - Toxics Cases,
Chapter 10 - The Story of Drake Chemical: A Burning Issue,
Chapter 11 - When the Parents Be Cancer-Free: Community Voice, Toxics, and Environmental Justice in Chattanooga, Tennessee,
Chapter 12 - Framing Effects in Toxic Disputes: Cross-Case Analysis,
Part IV - Growth Management Cases,
Chapter 13 - Colorado Growth-Related Environmental Conflicts,
Chapter 14 - Analysis of Colorado Growth Conflict Frames,
Part V - Conclusion,
Chapter 15 - Lessons Learned about the Framing and Reframing of Intractable Environmental Conflicts,
Bibliography,
About the Contributors,
Index,
Island Press Board of Directors,

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