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Title: Environmental problem solving

Abstract

Human influences create both environmental problems and barriers to effective policy aimed at addressing those problems. In effect, environmental managers manage people as much as they manage the environment. Therefore, they must gain an understanding of the psychological and sociopolitical dimensions of environmental problems that they are attempting to resolve. The author reappraises conventional analyses of environmental problems using lessons from the psychosocial disciplines. The author combines the disciplines of ecology, political sociology and psychology to produce a more adaptive approach to problem-solving that is specifically geared toward the environmental field. Numerous case studies demonstrate the practical application of theory in a way that is useful to technical and scientific professionals as well as to policymakers and planners.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
345152
Resource Type:
Book
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; MANUALS; ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY; POLITICAL ASPECTS; SOCIAL IMPACT; ECOLOGY; DECISION MAKING

Citation Formats

Miller, A. Environmental problem solving. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Miller, A. Environmental problem solving. United States.
Miller, A. Tue . "Environmental problem solving". United States.
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