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dc.contributor.authorO'Faircheallaigh, Ciaranen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T08:27:18Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T08:27:18Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2010-05-31T06:54:25Z
dc.identifier.issn14615517en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.3152/146155109X438715en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/29909
dc.description.abstractDefinitions of and judgments regarding effectiveness in social impact assessment (SIA) depend on how the activities that constitute SIA, and the purposes of SIA, are understood. The latter, in particular, are defined differently by various groups and interests that participate in, or are affected by, impact assessment processes. Thus the concept of 'effectiveness', and the issue of what is required to achieve it, are both contested and contextual. This article reviews a number of different approaches to SIA, and outlines in general terms what effectiveness might mean for each. It then considers, at two levels, what 'effective SIA' involves in a specific context, that of large-scale resource development on the traditional lands of Australia's Aboriginal peoples. The first level involves control of SIA. For indigenous peoples who have historically been excluded from and ignored by SIAs undertaken as part of government approval processes, Aboriginal control of SIA is an essential prerequisite for 'effective SIA'. However control only creates the potential for effectiveness. The second level of analysis involves the numerous practical activities that must be undertaken, and issues that must be addressed, to realise this potential. The paper develops a matrix designed to help practitioners and affected indigenous groups identify and manage these activities and issues in a systematic way. Many of them are also relevant in conducting SIA in non-indigenous contexts, and so the analysis is of wider application.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.format.extent141969 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherBeech Tree Publishingen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom95en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto110en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalImpact Assessment and Project Appraisalen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume27en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolitical Science not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160699en_US
dc.titleEffectiveness in social impact assessment: Aboriginal peoples and resource development in Australiaen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, School of Government and International Relationsen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright 2009 Beech Tree Publishing. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.en_AU
gro.date.issued2009
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