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Essential Readings in Wildlife Management and Conservation

By: Paul R Krausman (Editor), Bruce D Leopold (Editor)

696 pages, 2 b/w photos

Johns Hopkins University Press

Hardback | Feb 2013 | #204600 | ISBN-13: 9781421408187
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Prepared by two of the leading figures in wildlife biology, Essential Readings in Wildlife Management and Conservation gathers in one volume the most influential articles published in the field. Paul R. Krausman and Bruce D. Leopold have collected the forty-two papers that every wildlife student should read. Each piece is introduced with a commentary that explains why it is important and a brief listing of papers that inspired or were inspired by the classic. Practical and conceptual topics consider every aspect of the wildlife profession, including ethics. Ideal for use as a textbook, Essential Readings in Wildlife Management and Conservation is divided into four sections: the philosophical roots of wildlife management, biology, habitat, and human dimensions.

Contains the classic publications of:
K. T. Adair
R. A. Baer
L. C. Birch
W. H. Burt
L. H. Carpenter
G. Caughley
T. C. Chamberlin
E. L. Charnov
L. C. Chase
F. E. Clements
L. C. Cole
J. H. Connell
R. N. Conner
Z. J. Cornett
P. D. Dalke
D. J. Decker
L. R. Dice
J. G. Dickson
D. F. Doak
P. R. Ehrlich
R. Y. Edwards
C. S. Elton
P. L. Errington
D. Esler
C. D. Fowle
T. A. Gavin
V. Geist
M. Gilpin
H. A. Gleason
J. Grinnell
J. P. Hailman
G. Hardin
N. T. Hobbs
C. S. Holling
S. S. Hutchings
D. H. Johnson
S. R. Kellert
R. H. Klopfer
B. A. Knuth
C. C. Kreuger
A. Leopold
R. L. Lindeman
C. A. Loker
R. H. MacArthur
J. Macnab
S. P. Mahoney
G. F. Mattfield
D. R. McCullough
S. L. Mills
A. J. Nicholson
J. F. Organ
R. T. Paine
G. Parsons
M. E. Richmond
S. J. Riley
S. J. Schwager
V. E. Shelford
W. F. Siemer
D. S. Simberloff
M. E. Soulé
G. Stewart
J. W. Thomas
B. Van Horne
S. C. Wecker
E. O. Wilson

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Paul R. Krausman is the Boone and Crockett Professor of Wildlife Conservation at the University of Montana and past president of The Wildlife Society. Bruce D. Leopold is a professor and head of the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University. He is executive director of the Center for Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts and past president of The Wildlife Society.

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