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The Full Value of Parks: From Economics to the Intangible by [David Harmon, Allen Putney, P.S Ramakrishnan, Anthony J. English, Ellen Lee, John Shultis, enneth Angu Angu, Terence Hay-Edie, Holmes Rolston III, Eduardo Crespo de Nogueira, Consuelo Martinez Flores, Gary E. Davis, David M. Graber, Steven A. Acker, Alan Ewert, Steven J. Hollenhorst, Leo McAvoy, Keith C. Russell, Bradley W. Barr, Rod Ehler, Peter Wiley, German I. Andrade, Thomas Schaaf, Mechtild Rossler, Neema Pathak, Ashish Kothari, Natalia Danilina, Vladimir Boreyko, Fausto O. Sarmiento, Michael J. Tranel, Adrienne Hall, Johnathan I. Barnes, Bron Taylor, Joel Geffen, Mercedes Otegui]

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Various perspectives on how to view, analyze, manage, and preserve parks and park-like protected lands are revealed in this book. U.S. experience plays a prominent part in this book, but does not dominate the material. The editors' selection of contributions reflects philosophies and experiences from the Americas, Africa, Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and Europe in 21 essays, plus the editors' introduction and synthesis. The book challenges the premise that science and economic principles are enough to preserve parks and similar areas from the pressures of development. This book will be a valuable addition to any library supporting ecology programs and a good resource for ecologists, economists, geographers, and others studying parks and protected lands. It certainly will become an anchor point for discussions in economics, religion, geography, ecology, and public policy. Highly recommended.--E. J. Delaney, Western Washington University --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

David Harmon is executive director of the George Wright Society. Allen Putney is a consultant on protected areas. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00F1WJR7Y
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (14 July 2003)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2856 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 360 pages
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