The Exxon Valdez And Bp Oil Spill

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Miguel Huerta Anth 231 Dr. Pitchon 12/11/12 References Gill, Duane A., J. Steven Picou, and Liesel A. Ritchie. "The Exxon Valdez and BP oil spills: a Comparison of Initial Social and Psychological Impacts." American Behavioral Scientist (2011): 3-23. This article was concerned in identifying psychological impact of disasters. The article analyzed the psychological effects of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and the 2010 BP oil spill. The article discussed how years after these disasters the environment and the people felt the effects of these man-produced disasters. Goldman, Laurence R. Social Impact: An Applied Anthropology Manual. Oxford: Bloomsbury Academic, 2000. Chapter 5 focused on tools and information in helping conduct social impact assessment by identifying the stakeholders and creating an action plan that defines the respective roles of the different parties involved. Chapter 8 focused on social impact on public health and how difficult it is to combat. Lane, Marcus, Helen Ross, and Allan Dale. "Social Impact Research: Integrating the Technical, Political, and Planning Paradigms." Human organization 56, no. 3 (1997): 302-310. This article focused on two approaches of SIA (Social impact assessment) which are technical approach and the political approach and the integration of both these approaches in impact assessment. Technical approach aims at providing relevant data and positivism in order to provide an assessment of how the system will change. Political
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