This book represents contributions from a wide spectrum of the social sciences, all seeking to show how our information can assist other disciplines concerned with understanding changes taking place in the natural and social environments of communities and regions.
1. Introduction Part 1: From Theory to Practice in Environmental Planning 2. Obstacles and Strategies in Environmental Review Planning 3. Social Impact Assessment: Conceptual Frameworks and Their Implications for Planners 4. Professional Hegemony and Analytic Possibility: The Interaction of Engineers and Anthropologists in Project Development 5. Anthropologists in the Administrative Process Part 2: Local-Level Contributions to the Planning Process 6. The Neighborhood as a Cognitive Unit: Some Considerations for Urban Planners 7. Making the Test More Responsive: An Anthropologist in a Housing Allowance Program 8. Payoffs and Tradeoffs: Decision-Making in Environmental Planning 9. Community Resistance to Environmental Change Projects 10. Folklife Research in Environmental Planning Part 3: Socioeconomic Development and Planning Needs 11. Research and Development Anthropology in a Kaibab Paiute Indian Community 12. A Cognitive Ethnographic Approach to Social Impact Assessment in a Navajo Community 13. Socioeconomic Analysis of Alaska's Reindeer Industry: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Planning 14. Territorial Difficulties in Urban Planning 15. From Kabul to Cobleskill: Anthropological Inputs to the Knowledge of Policy Processes Part 4: Socioenvironmental Planning and Mitigation Procedures 16. A Decade of NEPA: Federal Agency Responses to the National Environmental Policy Act 17. Sensitivity Analysis: An Aid to Environmental Planners 18. Coping with Relocation: Reservoir Development and Mutual Career Contingencies 19. Social Impact Assessment May Be Your Best Friend 20. Final Comments