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History of the Ord River scheme: a study in incrementalism

Graham-Taylor, Sue


The decision to commence( the Ord River Irrigation Scheme in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia had extensive political repercussions in national and state politics. The thesis is introduced with an analysis of the decision in relation to the literature of decision-making theory, in particular the two most actively supported decision-making theories - the rational and the incremental approaches. The thesis demonstrates that the Ord River Scheme accords with the empirical patterns of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Type: Thesis (PhD)(non-ANU)
Access Rights: Open Access


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