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Conflict And Choice In Resource Management

The Case Of Alaska, 1st Edition

By John S. Dryzek


178 pages

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This book examines the process of policymaking in situations in which the interests, values, and rights of the various actors conflict with one another and suggest contradictory courses of action. Focusing on the problems of resource management in Alaska's coastal and offshore regions, Dr. Dryzek shows how present mechanisms and analytical techniqu

Table of Contents

Preface -- Natural Resources Policy: The Need for Reconstruction -- Natural Resources in Alaska and the Existing Management Regime -- Actors, Interests, and the Politics of Conflict Resolution -- Principles for Natural Resource Management: The Good, the Right, and the Ecologically Sound -- Policy Alternatives: Competing Visions of Alaska's Future -- Conflicting Values and the Analytics of Conflict Resolution -- Reaching Decisions When Values Conflict

About the Author

John S. Dryzek is assistant professor of political science at Ohio State University. His research areas include public policy, political economy of resource management, empirical theory and methodology, and comparative politics.

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