Why is an APT approach to wicked problems important?

Head, Brian W. and Xiang, Wei-Ning (2016) Why is an APT approach to wicked problems important?. Landscape and Urban Planning, 154 4-7. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.03.018

Author Head, Brian W.
Xiang, Wei-Ning
Title Why is an APT approach to wicked problems important?
Journal name Landscape and Urban Planning   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0169-2046
Publication date 2016-10-01
Year available 2016
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.03.018
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 154
Start page 4
End page 7
Total pages 4
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Abstract In this essay, we argue that the adaptive, participatory, and transdisciplinary (APT) approach to working with wicked problems offers valuable assistance to practitioners along two critical dimensions - the understanding of wicked problems, and policy responses to them; and that more context-dependent practice research is needed.
Keyword Wicked problems
Adaptive management
Participatory processes
Transdisciplinary knowledge
Practice research
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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