Endangered Species Recovery: Finding the Lessons Improving the Process / Edition 1

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Overview

<p>Endangered Species Recovery presents case studies of prominent species recovery programs in an attempt to explore and analyze their successes, failures, and problems, and to begin to find ways of improving the process. It is the first effort to engage social scientists as well as biologists in a wide-ranging analysis and discussion of endangered species conservation, and provides valuable insight into the policy and implementation framework of species recovery programs. The book features a unique integration of case studies with theory, and provides sound, practical ideas for improving endangered species policy implementation.
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Presents case studies in species recovery programs and analyzes their successes and failures, for conservationists, administrators, activists, and students. Provides recommendations for improving endangered species policy implementation, covers cases such as the Northern Spotted Owl and the Florida panther recovery program, and offers professional perspectives on conflict management, designing recovery teams, and organizational factors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559632720
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1994
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 461
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction 3
2 The Endangered Species Act: Its History, Provisions, and Effectiveness 19
3 The Northern Spotted Owl: An Indicator of the Importance of Sociopolitical Context 47
4 The Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Program: Unmasking Professional and Organizational Weaknesses 73
5 The Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Recovery Program: Uncertain Information, Uncertain Policy 101
6 The Florida Manatee Recovery Program: Organizational Learning and a Model for Improving Recovery Programs 131
7 The Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Recovery Program: Professional Obstacles to Cooperation 157
8 The California Condor Recovery Program: Problems in Organization and Execution 183
9 The Florida Panther Recovery Program: An Organizational Failure of the Endangered Species Act 205
10 Candidate and Sensitive Species Programs: Lessons for Cost-Effective Conservation 227
11 The Australian Eastern Barred Bandicoot Recovery Program: Evaluation and Reorganization 251
12 A Conservation Science Perspective: Conceptual and Experimental Improvements 275
13 A Conflict Management Perspective: Applying the Principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution 305
14 An Organizational Perspective: Designing Recovery Teams from the Inside Out 327
15 A Professional Perspective: Improving Problem Solving, Communication, and Effectiveness 351
16 A Sociological Perspective: Valuational, Socioeconomic, and Organizational Factors 371
17 A Policy Sciences Perspective: Improving Implementation 391
18 Synthesis 417
Contributors 432
Index 439
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