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Exploring the social dimensions and complexity of cumulative impacts: a case study of forest policy changes in Western Australia

Loxton, Edwina; Schirmer, Jacqueline; Kanowski, Peter


Social impacts resulting from policy changes and other interventions interact and aggregate, and are influenced by additional interventions and exogenous factors, leading to cumulative social impacts. We explored these complex impacts through a case study of forest policy changes introduced in the state of Western Australia between 1999 and 2004. In this process, we both drew on and modified the recently-proposed Cumulative Effects Assessment and Management (CEAM) framework, to improve its...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal
DOI: 10.1080/14615517.2012.755353


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