Paradigms and Problems : The Practice of Social Science in Natural Resource Management

@inproceedings{Patterson2010ParadigmsAP,
  title={Paradigms and Problems : The Practice of Social Science in Natural Resource Management},
  author={Michael E. Patterson and Daniel R. Williams},
  year={2010}
}
Increasingly, natural resource management is seeing calls for new paradigms. These calls pose challenges that have implications not only for planning and management, but also for the practice of science. As a consequence, the profession needs to deepen its understanding of the nature of science by exploring recent advances in the philosophy of science. We believe that one of the problems inhibiting a better understanding of science is a strongly ingrained belief that science is about… CONTINUE READING

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