GroundWork for Community-Based Conservation: Strategies for Social Research
Diane Russell and Camilla Harshbarger
Page count: 336 pages
File size: 3.2 MB
While ecological and biophysical sciences have dominated the theory and practice of conservation, practitioners and researchers worldwide know that conservation initiatives have profound social impacts and consequences for local communities and cultures. This concise and accessible book will give students and practitioners a solid introduction to important methods from ethnography and interviews to surveys and community mapping, always attending to the imperatives of local control and community partnerships.