Our seminar theme will mainly be the current debate about approaches to park management and wildland conservation. Ted Whitesell, on the faculty here, is interested in social aspects of conservation biology, and kindly provided this list of books that are relevant to the issue of people and parks. The list is provided here is just to provide you with additional resources if you want to pursue this topic further.
Adams, J. S., and T. O. McShane. 1992. The myth of wild Africa: conservation without illusion. University of California Press, Berkeley, California, USA.
Anderson, D., and R. Grove, editors. 1987. Conservation in Africa: people, politics and practice. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.
Brandon, K., K. H. Redford, and S. E. Sanderson, editors. 1998. Parks in peril: people, politics, and protected areas. Island Press, Washington D.C.
Ghimire, K. B., and M. P. Pimbert, editors. 1997. Social change and conservation: environmental politics and impacts of national parks and protected areas. Earthscan Publications, London, U.K.
McNeely, J. A., editor. 1995. Expanding partnerships in conservation. Island Press, Washington D.C.
Oates, J. F. 1999. Myth and reality in the rain forest: how conservation strategies are failing in West Africa. University of California Press, Berkeley, California, USA.
Redford, K. H., and J. A. Mansour, editors. 1996. Traditional peoples and biodiversity conservation in large tropical landscapes. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Stevens, S., editor. 1997. Conservation through cultural survival: indigenous peoples and protected areas. Island Press, Washington D.C.
Takacs, D. 1996. The idea of biodiversity, philosophies of paradise. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
West, P. C., and S. R. Brechin, editors. 1991. Resident peoples and national parks: social dilemmas and strategies in international conservation. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Western, D., and R. M. Wright, editors. 1994. Natural Connections: Perspectives in Community-based Conservation. Island Press, Washington D.C.
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