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New directions in social impact assessment : conceptual and methodological advances

Author: Frank Vanclay; Ana Maria Esteves
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, MA Edward Elgar cop. 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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"... Outlines current developments in thinking in the field of Social Impact Assessment (SIA). It advances the theory and practice of SIA, and argues that a dramatic shift is required in the way socioeconomic studies and community participation is undertaken. The book emphasizes that, much more than the act of predicting impacts in a regulatory context, SIA needs to be the process of managing the social aspects of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Vanclay; Ana Maria Esteves
ISBN: 9781849801171 1849801177
OCLC Number: 932176030
Notes: Índices
Description: XXXIII, 382 p. il. 25 cm
Contents: Contents:ForewordBruce Harvey PART I: NEW APPROACHES IN THINKING ABOUT SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 1. Current Issues and Trends in Social Impact AssessmentFrank Vanclay and Ana Maria Esteves2. Understanding the Organizational ContextDeanna Kemp3. Looking Beyond Impact Assessment to Social SustainabilityIlse C. Aucamp, Stephan Woodborne, Jan J. Perold, Anita Bron and San-Marie Aucamp4. Community-based Agreement Making with Land-connected PeoplesSimon Nish and Sara Bice5. Theoretical FoundationsRichard Howitt6. Ethical Issues and DilemmasJames T. Baines and C. Nicholas Taylor PART II: NEW ISSUES TO CONSIDER (OR OLD ISSUES TO CONSIDER BETTER) 7. Considering Gender in Social Impact AssessmentKuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Nesar Ahmad8. Social Impact Assessment and Indigenous Social DevelopmentCiaran O'Faircheallaigh 9. Disasters and Climate ChangeAlison Cottrell and David King10. Land Use ChangeJacki Schirmer11. Development-induced Community ResettlementThayer Scudder12. Cumulative Social ImpactsDaniel M. Franks, David Brereton and Chris J. Moran13. Closure PlanningRobin Evans14. Enhancing the Benefits of Projects through Local ProcurementAna Maria Esteves, Mary-Anne Barclay, David Brereton and Daniel Samson PART III: NEW METHODS AND TECHNIQUES 15. Enhancing Effectiveness through Deliberative DemocracyJanette Hartz-Karp and Jenny Pope16. Environmental Conflict MediationRauno Sairinen17. Conflict-sensitive Impact AssessmentPaul Kapelus, Emily Richards and Hope Sherwin18. The World Bank's Poverty and Social Impact AnalysisAnis A. Dani and Sabine Beddies19. Utilizing a Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to Inform Social Impact Assessment PracticeSheridan Coakes and Andreas Sadler20. Human Impact Assessment as a Framework for IntegrationTapani Kauppinen21. A Human Rights-based Approach to Social Impact AssessmentGillian MacNaughton and Paul Hunt Index
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