|aResolving environmental disputes :|bfrom conflict to consensus /|cRoger Sidaway.
|axxi, 297 p. :|bill., maps ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -286) and index.
|aIntroduction -- Introduction to the principal case studies -- Using social theory to explain conflicts -- Alternative dispute resolution : the contribution of negotiation and consensus building -- Mediation and its contribution to resolving environmental disputes -- 'Clearing the air' : the North Oxford County Coalition -- Public participation in decision-making and partnerships -- Building trust : crucial lessons in participation and partnership -- Organization, power, and conflict -- Consensus and the political process -- Conclusions on removing the barriers.