Guide To Social Impact Assessment: A Framework For Assessing Social Change, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Guide To Social Impact Assessment

A Framework For Assessing Social Change, 1st Edition

By Kristi Branch


322 pages

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This book, based on a sociological perspective that highlights the importance of community social organization in analyzing social change, focuses on the development of user skills in social assessment design, research, analysis, and presentation.

Table of Contents

Section I: General Principles 1. Introduction 2. The Purposes of Social Assessment 3. Decision Making and the Assessment Process 4. The Role of the Community in Social Change Section II: A Framework for Social Assessment 5. Defining the Context of the Assessment 6. Scoping the Social Assessment Effort 7. Formulating Alternatives 8. Description of the Existing Environment 9. Refining the Forecasts of Baseline, Direct Project, and Total Inputs 10. Forecasting and Evaluating the Social Effects 11. Mitigation, Monitoring, and Plan Selection Section III: Methods and Techniques 12. Organizing and Conducting a Field Trip 13. Sampling, Surveying, Interviewing, Questionnaire Design, and Data Analysis 14. Use of Secondary Data and Sources

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General