Conservation, Capitalism and the Future of Protected Areas
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Nature Unbound by Dan Brockington
Book DescriptionThis groundbreaking volume is the first comprehensive, critical examination of the rise of protected areas and their current social and economic position in our world. It examines the social impacts of protected areas, the conflicts that surround them, the alternatives to them and the conceptual categories they impose. The book explores key debates on devolution, participation and democracy; the role and uniqueness of indigenous peoples and other local communities; institutions and resource management; hegemony, myth and symbolic power in conservation success stories; tourism, poverty and conservation; and the transformation of social and material relations which community conservation entails. For conservation practitioners and protected area professionals not accustomed to criticisms of their work, or students new to this complex field, the book will provide an understanding of the history and current state of affairs in the rise of protected areas. It introduces the concepts, theories and writers on which critiques of conservation have been built, and provides the means by which practitioners can understand problems with which they are wrestling. For advanced researchers the book will present a critique of the current debates on protected areas and provide a host of jumping off points for an array of research avenues
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844074402
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dan Brockington
Capitalism and Conservation, Paperback (August 2011)
Through a series of case studies from around the world, Capitalism and Conservation presents a critique of conservation s role as a central driver of global capitalism.
Celebrity and the Environment, Paperback (July 2009)» View all books by Dan Brockington
In this timely and essential book, Dan Brockington examines the nature of celebrity support for onservation causes and argues that the flourishing of celebrity and charismatic conservation is part of an ever-closer intertwining of conservation and corporate capitalism.
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Author Biography - Dan Brockington
Daniel Brockington is Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, Manchester University, UK. Rosaleen Duffy is Professor of International Politics at Manchester University, UK and author of A Trip Too Far (2002). Jim Igoe is Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College, USA.
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