While ecological and biophysical sciences have dominated the theory and practice of conservation, practitioners and researchers worldwide know that conservation initiatives have profound social impacts and consequences for local communities and cultures. This concise and accessible book will give students and practitioners a solid introduction to important methods from ethnography and interviews to surveys and community mapping, always attending to the imperatives of local control and community partnerships.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.78(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)|
About the Author
Diane Russell is Programme Leader and Senior Scientist (Anthropology) at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Camilla Harshbarger is a behavioral scientist working on HIV/AIDS Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Conservation as Human Behavior Chapter 3: Social Elements of Conservation Chapter 4: Resource Management Systems Chapter 5: Economic Systems Chapter 6: Population and Social Systems Chapter 7: Belief and Knowledge Systems Chapter 8: Ethics, Targets, and Planning Chapter 9: Partnership Chapter 10: Organizing the Research Chapter 11: Regional Studies Chapter 12: Interviewing Chapter 13: Ethnographic Approaches Chapter 14: Surveys Chapter 15: Action Research Chapter 16: Learning and Communicating