Primates Face to Face: The Conservation Implications of Human-nonhuman Primate Interconnections

Primates Face to Face: The Conservation Implications of Human-nonhuman Primate Interconnections

by Agustin Fuentes, Linda D. Wolfe
     
 

This book examines the relationships between humans and other primates and the implications for primate conservation.See more details below

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This book examines the relationships between humans and other primates and the implications for primate conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521019279
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #29
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Pt. 1Science and nonhuman primates5
1Anthropology and primatology7
2Resistance to the cross-species perspective in anthropology25
3The ethics and efficacy of biomedical research in chimpanzees with special regard to HIV research45
Pt. 2Cultural views of nonhuman primates61
4Monkey as food, monkey as child: Guaja symbolic cannibalism63
5Ethnoecology of monkeys among the Bari of Venezuela: perception, use and conservation85
6Primates in Matsigenka subsistence and world view101
7Monkey King in China: basis for a conservation policy?137
8Reflections on the concept of nature and gorillas in Rwanda: implications for conservation163
Pt. 3Conservation of nonhuman primates183
9Monkeys, humans and politics in the Mentawai Islands: no simple solutions in a complex world187
10Conservation must pursue human-nature biosynergy in the era of social chaos and bushmeat commerce208
11A cultural primatological study of Macaca fascicularis on Ngeaur Island, Republic of Palau240
12Monkeys in the backyard: encroaching wildlife and rural communities in Japan254
Pt. 4Government actions, local economies and nonhuman primates273
13The primatologist as minority advocate277
14Monkey business? The conservation implications of macaque ethnoprimatology in southern Thailand288
15Rhesus macaques: a comparative study of two sites, Jaipur, India, and Silver Springs, Florida310
Index331

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