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A New Century for Natural Resources Management

A New Century for Natural Resources Management
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Edited by Richard L. Knight and Sarah F. Bates

411 pages | 6 x 9

This book explores the changes that are leading to a new century of natural resources management. It places the current situation in historical perspective, analyzes the forces that are propelling change, and describes and examines the specific changes in goals, policy, and practice that are transforming all aspects of natural resources management.The book is an important overview for wildlife biologists, foresters, and others working for public land agencies; professors and students of natural resources; and all those whose livelihood depends on the use of public natural resources.

PART I. The Beginning Of Natural Resources Management
Chapter 1. The Oldest Task In Human History
Chapter 2. The Federal Land Management Agencies
Chapter 3. Traditional Approaches And Tools In Natural Resources Management
Chapter 4. Traditional Education In Natural Resources
Chapter 5. The Traditional Economics Of Natural Resources Management
Chapter 6. The Traditional Ethics Of Natural Resources Management
PART II.  Tension: The Beginning Of The Shift
Chapter 7. A World That Takes Its Environment Seriously
Chapter 8. Redefining ''multiple Use''�: Agency Responses To Changing Social Values
Chapter 9. Natural Resource Agencies: Questioning The Paradigm
Chapter 10. Natural Resource Agencies: Transforming From Within
Chapter 11. Old Players With New Power: The Nongovernmental Organizations
Chapter 12. Natural Resources Management By Litigation
Chapter 13. Shifting And Broadening The Economic Paradigm Toward Natural Resources
Chapter 14. Thinking About Natural Resource-dependent Economies: Moving Beyond The Folk Economics Of The Rear-view Mirror
PART III. The Future
Chapter 15. The Shifting Paradigm In Ecology
Chapter 16. New Approaches, New Tools: Conservation Biology
Chapter 17. New Directions In Education For Natural Resources Management
Chapter 18.  Managing Natural Resources As Social Value
Chapter 19. Ecological Economics: Toward A New Transdisciplinary Science
Chapter 20. Global Environmental Ethics: A Valuable Earth
Chapter 21. Three Bear Stories: Toward A Sustainable Resource Management Future
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