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Conservation: Linking Ecology, Economics, and Culture e-book

Author:

Peter Coppolillo,Monique Borgerhoff Mulder

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English

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Publisher:

Princeton University Press (December 19, 2004)

Pages:

368

ISBN:

0691049807

Conservation: Linking Ecology, Economics, and Culture e-book

by Peter Coppolillo,Monique Borgerhoff Mulder


In this book, Borgerhoff Mulder and Coppolillo provide a lucid and admirably interdisciplinary synthesis of anthropological, biological, and economic perspectives essential to scientifically enlightened dialogue in this domain.

In this book, Borgerhoff Mulder and Coppolillo provide a lucid and admirably interdisciplinary synthesis of anthropological, biological, and economic perspectives essential to scientifically enlightened dialogue in this domain. It is a book that deserves to be widely adopted.

Monique Borgerhoff Mulder is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis. Peter Coppolillo received a P. in Ecology from the University of California, Davis, and now works for the Wildlife Conservation Society, directing the Rungwa-Ruaha Landscape Conservation Program in central Tanzania.

As environmental conservation initiatives have expanded throughout the globe in recent decades, scholars primarily from the social sciences have begun to critically examine the often fraught social dynamics of such conservation.

Monique Borgerhoff Mulder Peter Coppolillo05 Junie 2018. Princeton University Press.

Monique Borgerhoff Mulder + Peter Coppolillo. Princeton University Press 2005. Borgerhoff Mulder and Coppolillo begin with a philosophical overview, with the means/ends distinction and the divides between utilitarian and preservationist goals and between policies of protection and sustainable utilization. They then give a potted history of conservation, focusing on protected area policies. There is just one chapter on the natural science behind conservation, touching on biogeography and ecology.

Running throughout the book is the belief and Culture in interdisciplinarity; moving ‘freely between eth- ics, environmental policy, biology and the social By Monique Borgerhoff Mulder and Peter Coppolillo, sciences’ as the Introduction puts it. An approach Princeton University Press. An approach Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, inspired in the authors by the writings of 2005 . ISBN 13: 978-0-691-0498 paper; GBP 2. 5, The book is in three sections

Peter Coppolillo, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder. Place of Publication. Winner of Gerald L. Young Book Award in Human Ecology 2008 (United States).

Peter Coppolillo, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder. Monique Borgerhoff Mulder is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis. Country of Publication.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA e-mail: [email protected] Published online by Cambridge University Press: 09 January 2006.

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Monique Borgerhoff Mulder is Professor of Anthropology at the University of. . Winner of Society for Human Ecology Gerald L. Young Book Award 2008.

Nearly 90 percent of the earth's land surface is directly affected by human infrastructure and activities, yet less than 5 percent is legally "protected" for biodiversity conservation--and even most large protected areas have people living inside their boundaries. In all but a small fraction of the earth's land area, then, conservation and people must coexist. Conservation is a resource for all those who aim to reconcile biodiversity with human livelihoods. It traces the historical roots of modern conservation thought and practice, and explores current perspectives from evolutionary and community ecology, conservation biology, anthropology, political ecology, economics, and policy. The authors examine a suite of conservation strategies and perspectives from around the world, highlighting the most innovative and promising avenues for future efforts.

Exploring, highlighting, and bridging gaps between the social and natural sciences as applied in the practice of conservation, this book provides a broad, practically oriented view. It is essential reading for anyone involved in the conservation process--from academic conservation biology to the management of protected areas, rural livelihood development to poverty alleviation, and from community-based natural resource management to national and global policymaking.


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blodrayne
This was a required text for an environmental anthropology class I attended last semester at BSU. If you're looking for a single place to get brought up to speed on conservation practices and/or environmental issues on a macro level, this book is for you. Most of the information presented by Mulder and Coppolillo is straight forward and unbiased.
Manris
I got the book for a class, and I've found it fairly easy to read. But the quirks in the Kindle version have almost made me ready to spend the exobinant amount to get it on another platform.
Besides not being able to reflow the text (which means I have to scroll up and down on my larger tablet), the possibly deal breaking quirk is that although the page itself is written in two colomns, when I highlight text it highlights across the page (yes both columns). This means that in order to highlight a section I have to break it up line by line (and any hyphenated words leave bits highlighted on the other column). Doing this slows down my reading and breaks up my train of thought. I don't have the time for this. Ah well.

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