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  • Communities and Conservationby Peter J. Brosius; Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Charles Zerner

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    A group of distinguished environmentalists analyze and advocate for community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). They offer an overview of this transnational movement and its links between environmental management and social justice agendas. This book will be valuable to instructors, practitioners, and activists in environmental anthropology,... more...

  • The Science of Sustainable Developmentby Jeffrey Sayer; Bruce Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 55.00

    Demonstrates how practical science can be applied to real-life conservation and development problems. more...

  • Against Extinctionby William (Bill) Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    'Conservation in the 21st century needs to be different and this book is a good indicator of why.' Bulletin of British Ecological Society Against Extinction tells the history of wildlife conservation from its roots in the 19th century, through the foundation of the Society for the Preservation of the Wild Fauna of the Empire in London in 1903 to... more...

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Resource Useby Richard Murphy; Callum Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the challenges our society faces in making the transition to renewable resource use in a way that is truly sustainable - environmentally, economically and socially. After exploring the physical limits the laws of thermodynamics impose on resource exploitation, the book outlines options for managing resources within these limits. It... more...

  • Resisting Reform?by Kshithij Urs; Richard Whittell

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 24.95

    A wide range of people and organisations, united by either a belief in market-based. economics or a financial stake in the water business or both, are convinced that. water should primarily be treated as a commodity to be bought and sold so that. all water services can cover their costs. To this end, they advocate private ownership. of water supply... more...

  • Nature Unboundby Dan Brockington; Rosaleen Duffy; Jim Igoe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    This 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... more...

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