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Killing for Conservation: Wildlife Policy in Zimbabwe

Series: African Issues

By: Rosaleen Duffy

209 pages, no illustrations

James Currey

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #106323 | ISBN: 0852558465
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $18/€17 approx
Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106324 | ISBN: 0852558457
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NHBS Price: £40.00 $49/€45 approx

About this book

Probes the politically controversial issue of wildlife utilization.

'This is an important book about an important subject and it should serve as a model for those engaged in research on other aspects of Zimbabwean politics and society' - Elaine Windrich in H-S Africa


Introduction - the African environment and green ideology; de-politicizing and re-politicizing wildlife conservation; individual power and personal patronage in conservation policies; the use of state force in anti-poaching and in poaching; privatizing wildlife conservation; community participation in Campfire as political legitimation; buying influence? the politics of donor and NGO involvement; the international politics of the rhino horn and ivory trade; conclusion.

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