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Conservation free pdf This four-volume set, edited by a leading expert on nature conservation, brings together in one collection a series of papers fundamental to understanding the social, political, cultural and scientific dimensions of conservation. Each volume is introduced by a new review essay, which both sets the scope for the collection and advances analytical understanding of conservation issues. "Volume I" covers the historical development of conservation ideas and reviews the diverse contemporary philosophical, ethical, cultural and practical arguments for conservation. "Volume II" addresses the core issue of conservation: the maintenance of living diversity in the face of human demands on the biosphere. The intention here is not to offer a sourcebook of conservation science, but to include the key texts that have changed the way conservation is understood and practised. "Volume III" explores the overlaps and conflicts between conservation and development, and 'win - win' solutions to conflicts between the two, including ideas of sustainable development. "Volume IV" presents work on conservation as an essentially political process, drawing chiefly on social science and, in particular, political ecology and environmental history.

About William M. Adams

William M. (Bill) Adams is the Moran Professor of Conservation and Development at the University of Cambridge, UK, and a Senior Editor of Oryx: The International Journal of Conservation. He has written and edited numerous books on conservation, including Future Nature: A Vision for Conservation (now in its second edition), Decolonizing Nature: Strategies for Conservation in a Post-colonial Era (edited with Martin Mulligan) and Against Extinction: The Story of Conservation. His book Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in the Third World was first published in 1990 with its third edition published in 2008.

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Author : William M. Adams
Publisher : Earthscan Ltd
Data Published : 28 November 2008
ISBN : 1844074145
EAN : 9781844074143
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1800 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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