The Cultural Dimensions Of Environmental Decision Making

While many of us live in a socially constructed World of states that divide up the earth’s air space, land, water, mineral resources, and oceans, some live in a World regulated by a nation, tribe, ethnic group or some other cultural identity. The first group often rejects cultural claims as undemocratic, irrelevant, and part of an older order that must not be taken too seriously. The latter group often rejects authoritarian, top-down management that separates the bureaucrat from the environmental user and imposes technocentric solutions upon cultural landscapes and environments.

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