June 2008 - Volume 2, Issue 1

Governing Nature, Governing Ourselves: Engaging Citizens In Natural Resource Decisions, Part 2
      
Matthew McKinney and Will Harmon

 

Abstract:  In the first part of this article, published previously, the authors outlined some of the concepts, principles, and practices that underpin effective collaborative governance and the resolution of intractable, “wicked” problems. In this Part 2, the authors offer three situational analyses from their own cases, illustrating some of the factors that enter into the success of collaborative governance when used to address the “wicked problems” described earlier.  The authors suggest some ways of handling these factors when they are present and conclude with some implications for research, education, and practice derived from their analysis.

Keywords: Assessment, collaborative governance

Citation:  McKinney, M. & Harmon, W. Governing Nature, Governing Ourselves: Engaging Citizens In Natural Resource Decisions, Part 2. International Journal of Public Participation, 2(1), 55-71.

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