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Author Hemmati, Minu, 1963-

Title Multi-stakeholder processes for governance and sustainability : beyond deadlock and conflict / Minu Hemmati ; with contributions from Felix Dodds, Jasmin Enayati, and Jan McHarry
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 312 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction -- pt. I. Building-blocks. 2. Terms, Variety and Goals. 3. The Context: Multi-stakeholder Processes and Global Governance / Felix Dodds. 4. The Concepts: Key Values and Ideologies of MSPs. 5. The Research: Effective Communication and Decision-making in Diverse Groups / Jasmin Enayati. 6. The Practice: Examples of Multi-stakeholder Processes -- pt. II. How To Do It. 7. Designing MSPs: A Detailed Guide. 8. The Short-cut. 9. Conclusion: More Than One Step Beyond -- What Next? App. I. Methodology of the Project -- App. II. Contributors, Commentators and Interviewees -- App. III. UNED Forum
Summary Governments business international bodies and local groups are turning to multi-stakeholder processes to find practical ways forward. This book explains how MSPs can be organized to deliver their potential for successful resolution of complex issues and for sustainable development. It includes detailed examples and provides practical checklists explaining how to get beyond adversarial politics and achieve positive results
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-296) and index
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Subject Intergovernmental cooperation.
Multiple criteria decision making.
Public-private sector cooperation.
Sustainable development -- Citizen participation.
Sustainable development -- Decision making.
Sustainable development -- International cooperation.
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ISBN 1136560858 (electronic bk.)
1849772037 (electronic bk.)
1853838691 (hardback)
1853838705 (paperback)
9781136560859 (electronic bk.)
9781849772037 (electronic bk.)
9781853838699 (hardback)
9781853838705 (paperback)