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Making Waves: Integrating Coastal Conservation and Development

By: Katrina Brown, Emma L Tompkins and Neil Adger

164 pages, Figs, tabs, map


Paperback | Dec 2002 | #133505 | ISBN: 1853839124
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133506 | ISBN: 1853839159
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About this book

Presents a variety of participatory methods and techniques for assessing the conflicting demands and pressures on coastal zones.

'An excellent analysis of the human dimension of coastal ecosystem management.' International Journal of Environment Studies 'About how any/our coastlines could be managed before it's too late.' TEG News British Ecological Society 'The value of this book is in the mix of an academic approach with real-live, case-study issues thoroughly analysed.' New Coastal Publications Reviews 'Making Waves identifies the dilemmas of managing conservation and development in coastal areas. The authors present a variety of methods that can be used to highlight the trade-offs and promote sustainable decisions among diverse users. It draws on the latest scientific knowledge, as well as social-science insights on property rights and governance' Sustain 'This book constitutes key reading not only for researchers and students in geography, development studies and environmental planning but also for practitioners in natural resource management and coastal zone management.' European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign 'This book is especially suited to planners, scientists and NGOs.' Sherkin Comment 'Well written and laid out. It is a useful and topical book for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the broader aspects of ecological management or marine biology.' Environmental Conservation


Conservation and development in coastal zones; processes to integrate conservation and development; stakeholders, institutions and interests in coastal zone management; inclusionary decision-support tools; participatory methods for assessing the impacts of different development strategies; consensus building and conflict management; building successful management institutions.

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Katrina Brown is Reader in the School of Development Studies, Neil Adger is Lecturer in the School of Environmental Sciences and Emma Tompkins is Researcher in the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, all at the University of East Anglia.

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