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Biodiversity and Ecological Economics: Participation, Values and Resource Management


By: Luca Tacconi

254 pages, Tabs, figs


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #109439 | ISBN: 1853836761
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #109440 | ISBN: 1853836753
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About this book

Presents an accessible introduction to applied ecological economics, while broadening its theoretical basis to include a post-positivist, participatory method. This is applied to case studies from diverse ecosystems from around the world.

This book should find a wide audience. Those with a direct interest in matters relating to the conservation of biodiversity will find it a useful resource. -- Pacific Economic Bulletin


Part 1 Methodology, paradigms, ethics and participation: scientific methodology; paradigms and environmental decision-making; intergenerational equity and biodiversity conservation; economics, land-use planning and participation. Part 2 Case studies: conflict and agreement in Australian forests; marine conservation through partnerships; biodiversity conservation in Indonesia; from top-down to participatory planning in Adirondack Park; institutions, values and conservation in Vanuatu; negotiating agendas in the Indian ecodevelopment project; conflict management in community resource projects.

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Lucca Tacconi is Rural Development Adviser for the Australian Agency for International Development.

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