This book represents an effort at developing a qualitative model for use in social impact assessments. It provides two case studies that demonstrate the use of systems approach to social impact assessment and examine the potential effects of oil development in rural Alaskan communities.
1. Introduction 2. The Physical and Social Environment of Unalaska 3. The Community Structure of Unalaska 4. Forecast Scenarios for Unalaska 5. The Physical and Social Environment of Cold Bay 6. The Community Structure of Cold Bay 7. Forecast Scenarios for Cold Bay