The Resource Virtualism, Governance and Practice : Vision and Execution in Environmental Conservation, edited by James G. Carrier and Paige West, (electronic resource)

Virtualism, Governance and Practice : Vision and Execution in Environmental Conservation, edited by James G. Carrier and Paige West, (electronic resource)

Label
Virtualism, Governance and Practice : Vision and Execution in Environmental Conservation
Title
Virtualism, Governance and Practice
Title remainder
Vision and Execution in Environmental Conservation
Statement of responsibility
edited by James G. Carrier and Paige West
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Many people investigating the operation of large-scale environmentalist organizations see signs of power, knowledge and governance in their policies and projects. This collection indicates that such an analysis appears to be justified from one perspective, but not from another. The chapters in this collection show that the critics, concerned with the power of these organizations to impose their policies in different parts of the world, appear justified when we look at environmentalist visions and at organizational policies and programs. However, they are much less justified when we look at the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
333.72
Index
no index present
LC call number
GE195 .V57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology
Series volume
v. 13
Label
Virtualism, Governance and Practice : Vision and Execution in Environmental Conservation, edited by James G. Carrier and Paige West, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Virtualism, Governance and Practice; Table of Contents; List of Figures, Tables and Boxes; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Virtualism and the Logic of Environmentalism; Chapter 2. New Nature: On the Production of a Paradox; Chapter 3. A Culture of Conservatism: Shaping the Human Element in National Parks; Chapter 4. A Bridge Too Far: The Knowledge Problem in the Millennium Assessment; Chapter 5. Creolising Conservatism: Caribbean Responses to Global Trends in Environmental Management
  • Chapter 6. Uncivil Society: Local Stakeholders and Environmental Protection in JamaicaChapter 7. 'The Report Was Written for Money to Come': Constructing and Reconstructing the Case for Conservation in Papua New Guinea; Conclusion: Can the World Be Micromanaged?; Notes on Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn645100836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845459604
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b34356472
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645100836

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