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Edward P. Weber

Edward P. Weber is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University. He is the author of Pluralism by the Rules: Conflict and Cooperation in Environmental Regulation.

Titles by This Author

Grassroots Ecosystem Management, Accountability, and Sustainable Communities

In the last two decades, people in a growing number of localities in the United States have developed grassroots ecosystem management (GREM) as a means to resolve policy problems affecting their environment, economy, and communities. Ad hoc and voluntary groups of environmentalists, developers, businesspeople, federal and state resource managers, farmers, loggers, local citizens, and those representing recreation interests use deliberation and consensus to enhance public policy performance.