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Academic & Professional Books  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Carnivores  Wolves, Dogs, Foxes & other Canids

Wolf Conflicts A Sociological Study

Series: Interspecies Encounters Volume: 1
By: Ketil Skogen(Author), Olve Krange(Author), Helene Figari(Author)
217 pages, 2 b/w illustrations
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Wolf populations have recently made a comeback in Northern Europe and North America. These large carnivores can cause predictable conflicts by preying on livestock, and competing with hunters for game. But their arrivals often become deeply embedded in more general societal tensions, which arise alongside processes of social change that put considerable pressure on rural communities and on the rural working class in particular. Based on research and case studies conducted in Norway, Wolf Conflicts discusses various aspects of this complex picture, including conflicts over land use and conservation, and more general patterns of hegemony and resistance in modern societies.




Chapter 1. The Wolf in Norway
Chapter 2. Areas of Study and Methods
Chapter 3. New Alliance, Old Antagonism
Chapter 4. Hunters and Wolves – Fieldwork in a resistance group
Chapter 5. Social Representations of the Wolf
Chapter 6. Contested Knowledge
Chapter 7. Rumors About Secret Reintroduction of Wolves
Chapter 8. Management of Large Carnivores – Opinions and Responses
Chapter 9. Concluding Notes


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Ketil Skogen is a sociologist at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research – NINA. He has studied the conflicts over wolves and wolf management in Norway for close to two decades, with a particular view to situating the controversies within societal power structures and processes of social and cultural change in rural areas.

Olve Krange is a sociologist at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research – NINA. Together with Ketil Skogen, he has studied the conflicts over large carnivore management in Norway for close to two decades. They have worked together on several studies of large carnivore management commissioned by the Norwegian Environment Agency.

Helene Figari did her post-graduate research in sociology on social representations of the wolf, in collaboration with Ketil Skogen and Olve Krange. She went on to do PhD research on the cultural meaning of hunting, while contributing to NINA's research on the social dimensions of large carnivore management.

Series: Interspecies Encounters Volume: 1
By: Ketil Skogen(Author), Olve Krange(Author), Helene Figari(Author)
217 pages, 2 b/w illustrations
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" [...] a rich, multilayered study that will be of interest to sociologists, conservation biologists, and the general reader. It has relevance for thinking about rewilding conflicts well beyond the context of Norway."
American Journal of Sociology

"This is a strong and engaging book. Wolf Conflicts is not a book about wolves per se, but rather an exploration of what human interactions with wolves can tell us about contemporary rural societies."
– Michael Woods, Aberystwyth University

"Wolf Conflicts is sure to be a useful and fascinating read not only for environmental sociologists but also for conservation scientists and ecologists with an interest in the social aspects of wildlife management, or human-nature relationships in general."
– Anke Fischer, James Hutton Institute

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