Compass and Gyroscope: Integrating Science and Politics for the Environment / Edition 1

Compass and Gyroscope: Integrating Science and Politics for the Environment / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1559631988
ISBN-13:
9781559631983
Pub. Date:
12/28/1994
Publisher:
Island Press
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Compass and Gyroscope: Integrating Science and Politics for the Environment / Edition 1

<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: 9781559631983
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 12/28/1994
Edition description: 1
Pages: 255
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Foreword,
Preface,
Prologue - After Columbus,
Chapter I - 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,
About the Author,

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