Argues that a new approach to managing environmental disputes is needed in order to deal effectively with environmental problems, and presents a viable alternative called network management.
1. Environmental Dispute Resolution as a Management Issue; towards new forms of decision-making; P. Glasbergen. 2. Activating a Policy Network; the case of the mainport Schiphol; P. Driessen. 3. Strategies for Network Management in an Agricultural Region; the case of the Gelre Valley; P. Driessen, P. Glasbergen. 4. From Adversarial to Collaborative Interaction; environmental problem solving in the Zealand Flanders Canal region; P. Glasbergen, J. van der Veen. 5. The Role of Mediation in the Process of Integrated Planning; environmental planning in the area of the world's biggest harbour; B. van der Klundert, P. Glasbergen. 6. Government Control in a Polynuclear Metropolis; the search for an effective management strategy; J. van der Veen. 7. Project Management for Water Conflicts; an analysis of factors conducive to success or failure; P. Glasbergen. 8. Between Salt and Salmon; network management in the Rhine catchment area; C. Dieperink. 8. Forecasting Land Use Disputes; network analysis of a nature development project; R. Corvers, W. Slot. 10. Network Management in Perspective; concluding remarks on network management as an innovative form of environmental management; P. Driessen, W. Vermeulen.