June 27, 2010
From climate change to GM foods, we are increasingly confronted with complex, interconnected social and environmental problems that spend disciplines, knowledge bases and value systems.
Tackling Wicked Problems provides readers with a theoretical framework and practical examples to guide the design and the conduct of their own open-ended enquiries.
Valerie A. Brown is Director of the Local Sustainability Project, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University; and Emeritus Professor of Environmental Health, University of Western Sydney. John A. Harris is a university academic, outdoors educator, and former Head of School of Environmental Science, University of Canberra. Jacqueline Y. Russell is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Research School of Social Sciences of the Australian National University.