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Decision making for the environment : social and behavioral science research priorities / Panel on Social and Behavioral Science Research Priorities for Environmental Decision Making, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change [and] Center for Governance, Economics, and International Studies, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education ; Garry D. Brewer and Paul C. Stern, editors.

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ISBN 0-309-09540-9 (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-54772-5 (pdf) 1. Environmental policy—Decision making. 2. Environmental policy—Research. 3. Research—Environmental aspects. I. Brewer, Garry D. II. Stern, Paul C., 1944- III. National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Social and Behavioral Science Research Priorities for Environmental Decision Making. IV. National Research Council (U.S.). Center for Governance, Economics, and International Studies.

GE170.D4435 2005

333.72—dc22 2005009679

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2005). Decision Making for the Environment: Social and Behavioral Science Research Priorities. Panel on Social and Behavioral Science Research Priorities for Environmental Decision Making. G.D. Brewer and P.C. Stern, editors. Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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