This systematic, critical review of more than 600 recent publications in social impact assessment (SIA) and related fields is based on the authors' belief that SIA is more than an analytical technique--it is also a logical and timely response to our ever-growing need for more and better information to facilitate decision making in an increasingly c

part 1

Focus on Social Impact Assessment

chapter 3|6 pages

The Quantification of Social Information

chapter 4|6 pages

Overviews of Social Impact Assessment

chapter 7|4 pages

Cumulative Impact Assessment

chapter 8|15 pages

The Monitoring of Impacts

chapter 9|11 pages

General Issues in Public Participation

chapter 10|13 pages

Studying Preferences in the SIA Process

chapter 11|7 pages

Communicating the Results of the SIA

chapter 13|6 pages

Case Studies

part 2|56 pages

Social Impact Assessment in an Interdisciplinary Perspective

chapter 15|11 pages

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Related Techniques

chapter 16|12 pages

SIA and Environmental Impact Assessment

chapter 19|6 pages

Assessing Risk

chapter 20|6 pages

Decision Analysis

part 3|48 pages

Social Assessment in Developing Countries

chapter 21|46 pages

Social Assessment in Developing Countries

part 4|8 pages

Other Sources of Information

chapter 22|2 pages

Periodicals and Journals

chapter 23|4 pages

Other Bibliographies