The participation of the public sector in assessing the socialimpact of a wide range of projects is the focus of this ground-breakingbook. Leading experts from the u.s. and canada have contributedoriginal articles based on their empirical research conducted in currentimpact situations. These are supplemented by the editors' analyticaloverviews. The book concludes with projections regardingfuture linkages between public involvement and social impact assessment.Dr. Gregory A. Daneke is associate professor of public affairsand business administration at Arizona State University. He has coeditedEnergy Policy and Public Administration (1980) and coauthoredPerformance Administration: Improved Responsiveness and Effectivenessin Public services (1980). Dr. Margot w. Garcia is a program analystwith the USDA Forest Service; as part of a .nationwide training programfor the Forest Service in land management planning, she taught publicinvolvement and land management planning. Dr. Jerome Delli Priscoliis senior policy analyst at the Institute for Water Resources, u.s.Army Corps of Engineers, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.
List of Tables and Figures -- Acknowledgments -- AN OVERVIEW TO THE RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON -- PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT /James L. Creighton -- SECTION I. PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT: WHAT, WHY, HOW Introduction /Gregory A. Daneke -- 1. Citizens' Participation and Effectiveness -- in Environmental Issues /Harry R. Potter and Heather J. Norville -- 2. User-Oriented Evaluation: A New Way -- to View Citizen Participation /Judy B. Rosener -- 3. Dialogue: Does It Increase Participant -- Knowledgeability and Attitude Congruence? /Bruce Stiftel -- 4. The Citizen Advisory Group as an -- Integrative Tool in Regional Water -- Resources Planning /Jerome Delli Priscoli -- 5. Citizen Surveys as Citizen Participation -- Mechanisms /Lester Milbrath -- 6. Evaluating Public Participation: An -- Approach for Government Practitioners /Ida D. Cuthbertson -- 7. Analyzing Public Inputs to Environmental -- Planning: A Summary and -- Discussion of Public Involvement -- in Great Lakes Management /A. P. Grima -- 8. Siting Hazardous Waste Management -- Facilities /James L. Regens -- 9. Citizen Participation in State and -- Local Government Control of Power -- Plant Siting /Norman Wengert and Michael S. Hamilton -- 10. The Use of Values: Public Participation -- in the Planning Process /James L. Creighton -- SECTION II. THE ROLE OF PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT -- IN SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: -- PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS -- Introduction /Margot W. Garcia and Gregory A. Daneke -- 11. Integrating Planning and Assessment -- Through Public Involvement /James L. Creighton, James A. Chalmers, -- and Kristi Branch -- 12. A Participative Approach to Social -- Impact Assessment: A Proposed Mine -- near Atlin, B.C. /Desmond M. Connor -- 13. Public Involvement and Social Impact -- Assessment: A Case History of the -- Coronado National Forest /Margot W. Garcia -- 14. Colorado's Joint Review Process: -- The AMAX Experience /Michael J. Rock -- 15. Assessing the Validity of Public -- Involvement in Social Impact -- Assessment: The Community-Based -- Technology Assessment Program /Benson H. Bronfman -- 16. The Promise and Peril of Public -- Participation in Social Impact -- Assessment /William R. Freudenburg -- 17. Social Impact Assessments and U.S. -- Forest Service Policy: The Case of -- the Oregon Range Validation Area /G. James Patterson -- 18. A Social Assessment on the Zuni -- Indian Reservation /Mark Bird -- 19. The Consciousness-Raising Potential -- of Social Impact Assessment /Richard P. Gale -- 20. A Plan for Social Impact Assessment: -- Encouragement of Human Service Councils -- in Colorado's Oil Shale Region /Ellen Hirschberg Geier -- 21. Public Involvement and Social Impact -- Assessment: A Union Seeking Marriage /Jerome Delli Priscoli -- SECTION III. THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT -- AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT -- Conclusion /Margot W. Garcia -- Index.