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Integrated Impact Assessment

1st Edition

By Frederick Rossini


334 pages

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An outgrowth of the recognition that the varieties of impact assessment have much in common and that the common elements are a sound basis for an intellectual framework, this book incorporates contributions from leading practitioners of technology, environmental, and social impact assessment. The authors describe integrated impact assessment; addre

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Why Integrated Impact Assessment? -- Describing Integrated Impact Assessment -- Integrated Impact Assessment: The Impossible Dream? -- Integrated Impact Assessment: Conclusions of a Seminar, School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan -- Treating Central Components of Integrated Impact Assessments -- Policy Analysis in Integrated Impact Assessment -- Human Values and Impact Assessment -- Using Alternative Future Scenarios for Integrating Impact Assessments -- A Case Study and a Framework for Assessing the Social and Cognitive Effects of Technological Change: A Summary -- Institutional Analysis in the Context of Integrated Impact Assessment and Planning -- Relating Assessments to Their Environments -- On Mixing Apples and Oranges: The Sociologist Does Impact Assessment with Biologists and Economists -- Integrating Environmental Considerations into Infrastructure Planning -- Integrated Land and Water Management in High Mountain Watersheds -- The Uses of Negotiation and Mediation in Environmental Impact Assessment -- Fundamental Obstacles to the Use of Scientific Information in Public Policy Making -- Practicing the Assessment Craft: Selected Energy-Related Assessments -- Community Leaders’ Perceptions of the Impacts of Energy Conservation Measures -- Community-Based Technology Assessment: Four Communities Plan Their Energy Future -- Socioeconomic Impacts of Western Energy Resource Development: State of the Art and Limitations -- Theory and Practice of Integrated Impact Assessment: The Case of the Western Energy Study -- Societal Impact Assessment of Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems -- Institutionalizing Integrated Impact Assessment -- Technology Assessment in Federal Agencies -- Impact Assessment in the Private Sector: The State of the Art -- Institutionalization of Integrated Impact Assessment in Poland and Other Eastern European Countries

About the Author

Frederick A. Rossini is professor of social science at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Alan L. Porter is associate professor in the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. They are cofounders of the International Association for Impact Assessment and coeditors-in-chief of the Impact Assessment Bulletin.

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