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Resource and Environmental Management


By: Bruce Mitchell

367 pages, B/w photos

Pearson Education

Paperback | Oct 2001 | Edition: 2 | #124540 | ISBN: 0130265322
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Environmentalists need to understand the basic theories and concepts underlying resource and environmental management, and be able to apply those to practical situations. By covering basic theories and concepts, and by using case studies to show how these have been applied, Bruce Mitchell's new edition seeks to promote competence in both aspects.


Preface 1. Change, complexity, uncertainty and conflict 2. Turbulence and planning 3. Looking to the future 4. Sustainability 5. Ecosystem approach 6. Learning organizations and adaptive management 7. Assessing alternatives 8. Partnerships and stakeholders 9. Local knowledge systems 10. Gender and development 11. Alternative dispute resolution 12. Implementation 13. Monitoring and assessment 14. Managing for environmental justice

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Bruce Mitchell is Professor of Geography and Associate Vice-President Academic at the University of Waterloo.

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