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Public Participation in Sustainability Science

Edited By: Bernd Kasemir, Matthew Gardner, Jill Jager and Carlo C Jaeger

300 pages, B/w photos, figs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Apr 2003 | #133815 | ISBN: 0521818184
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Hardback | Apr 2003 | #133814 | ISBN: 0521521440
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Examines methods for facilitating public participation on a local and global level.

'! a fascinating reflexive account of the 'voyage of discovery' undertaken by a research community, and makes stimulating reading for anyone interested in participatory integrated assessment research.' Environmental Values '! a solid, rigorous contribution that will be useful for scholars in the sociology of science, citizenship studies and environmental education as well.' Political Studies Review '! the forensically detailed write-ups of the data, including copious quotations from participants, assists the reader in judging the value of the research -- a degree of flexibility for which the authors ought to be commended ! The book addresses many intriguing issues.' Public Administration


Part I. Concepts and Insights: 1. Citizenship participation in sustainability assessments Bernd Kasemir, Carlo C. Jaeger and Jill Jager; 2. Contexts of citizen participation Clair Gough, Aeric Darier, Bruna de Marchi, Silvio Funtowicz, Robin Grove-White, Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Simon Shackley and Brian Wynne; 3. Models as metaphors Jerry Ravetz; Part II. Experiences with IA-Focus Groups: 4. Collage processes and citizens' visions for the future Bernd Kasemir, Urs Dahinden, Asa Gerger Swartling, Daniela Schibli, Ralf Schule, David Tabara and Carlo C. Jager; 5. Citizen interaction with computer models Urs Dahinden, Cristina Querol, Jill Jager and Mans Nilsson; 6. Citizens' reports on climate strategies Cristina Querol, Asa Gerger Swartling, Bernd Kasemir and David Tabara; Part III. Further Forms of Participation: 7. Venture capital and climate policy Bernd Kasemir, Ferenc Toth and Vanessa Masing; 8. COOL: exploring options for CO2 reduction in a participatory mode Willemijn Tuinstra, Marleen van de Kerkhoff, Matthijs Hisschemoller and Arthur Mol; 9. Expert stakeholder participation in the Thames region Thomas E. Downing, Karen Bakker, Kate Lonsdale, Neil Summerton, Erik Swyngedouw and Consuelo Giansante; 10. On the art of scenario development Chris Anastasi; Part IV. Future Perspectives: 11. From projects to program in integrated assessment research Marjolein B. A. van Asselt and Jan Rotmans; 12. Citizen participation and developing country agendas Kilaparti Ramakrishna; 13. Linking the citizen to governance for sustainable climate futures Susanne Stoll-Kleemann, Tim O'Riordan and Tom R. Burns.

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