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Main Title Model of Community Problem Solving and Selected Empirical Applications.
Author Dyne, Russell R. ; Wenge, Dennis E. ;
CORP Author Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Water Resources Center.
Year Published 1971
Report Number 343X; DI-14-31-0001-3116; OWRR-B-022-OHIO; 07279,; B-022-OHIO(2)
Stock Number PB-208 596
Additional Subjects ( Water resources ; Public administration) ; ( Community development ; Water resources) ; Models ; Urban sociology ; Variability ; Leadership ; Problem solving ; Pattern recognition ; Social change ; Attitudes ; Surveys ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-208 596 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 154p
Of a number of ways in which solving water resource problems can be studied, one is to develop a general model of community problem solving. A proposed model includes a variety of community problems. The model, based largely on the excercise of social power, includes four sets of variables: (1) community structural variables, (2) characteristics of the leadership pool, (3) community problem dimensions, and (4) patterns of community action. Among community leaders interviewed in six different communities, water-related problems were characterized by low salience and by low censensus. These leaders usually see water-related problems as requiring a relatively low level of community coordination and as primarily the responsibility of the public sector.