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.

section Section I|150 pages

Public Involvement: What, Why How

chapter |23 pages


ByGregory A. Daneke

chapter 1|10 pages

Citizens' Participation and Effectiveness in Environmental Issues

ByHarry R. Potter, Heather J. Norville

chapter 2|16 pages

User-Oriented Evaluation: A New Way to View Citizen Participation

ByJudy Β. Rosener

chapter 5|11 pages

Citizen Surveys as Citizen Participation Mechanisms

ByLester Milbrath

chapter 8|8 pages

Siting Hazardous Waste Management Facilities

ByJames L. Regens

chapter 9|14 pages

Citizen Participation in State and Local Government Control of Power Plant Siting

ByNorman Wengert, Michael S. Hamilton

chapter 10|18 pages

The Use of Values: Public Participation in the Planning Process

ByJames L. Creighton

section Section II|122 pages

The Role of Public Involvement in Social Impact Assessment: Problems and Prospects

chapter |16 pages


ByMargot W. Garcia, Gregory A. Daneke

chapter 11|8 pages

Integrating Planning and Assessment Through Public Involvement

ByJames L. Creighton, James A. Chalmers, Kristi Branch

chapter 14|7 pages

Colorado's Joint Review Process: The AMAX Experience

ByMichael J. Rock

chapter 16|8 pages

The Promise and Peril of Public Participation in Social Impact Assessment

ByWilliam R. Freudenburg

chapter 18|12 pages

A Social Assessment on the Zuni Indian Reservation

ByMark Bird

chapter 19|10 pages

The Consciousness-Raising Potential of Social Impact Assessment

ByRichard P. Gale

chapter 21|12 pages

Public Involvement and Social Impact Assessment: A Union Seeking Marriage

ByJerome Delli Priscoli

section Section III|15 pages

The Future of Social Impact Assessment and Public Involvement

chapter |15 pages


ByMargot W. Garcia