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Parks and Peoples: The Social Impact of Protected Areas
This review examines the social, economic, and political effects of environmental conservation projects as they are manifested in protected areas. We pay special attention to people living in andExpand
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Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas
The rapid disruption of tropical forests probably imperils global biodiversity more than any other contemporary phenomenon. With deforestation advancing quickly, protected areas are increasinglyExpand
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Translation, Value, and Space: Theorizing an Ethnographic and Engaged Environmental Anthropology
In this article, I argue for placing the politics of translation and theories of value and spatial production at the center of environmental anthropology. For the past ten years, the Gimi-speakingExpand
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Ecotourism and Authenticity: Getting Away from It All?
Anthropologists have paid substantial attention to the environment and to tourism. However, they have paid less attention to their conjunction in ecotourism. This article focuses on WesternExpand
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An anthropological perspective on some unexpected consequences of protected areas.
One of the remarkable transformations of the conservation community in recent years has been the proliferation of sociocultural anthropologists in and around protected areas and in conservationExpand
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Conservation Is Our Government Now: The Politics of Ecology in Papua New Guinea
A significant contribution to political ecology, Conservation Is Our Government Now is an ethnographic examination of the history and social effects of conservation and development efforts in PapuaExpand
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Changing the intellectual climate
Calls for more broad-based, integrated, useful knowledge now abound in the world of global environmental change science. They evidence many scientists' desire to help humanity confront the momentousExpand
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Biocultural approaches to well-being and sustainability indicators across scales
Monitoring and evaluation are central to ensuring that innovative, multi-scale, and interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability are effective. The development of relevant indicators for localExpand
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Seeing (and Doing) Conservation Through Cultural Lenses
In this paper, we first discuss various vantage points gained through the authors’ experience of approaching conservation through a “cultural lens.” We then draw out more general concerns that manyExpand
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Virtualism, governance and practice : vision and execution in environmental conservation
List of Figures, Tables and Boxes Preface List of Abbreviations Introduction James G. Carrier and Paige West Chapter 1. Virtualism and the Logic of Environmentalism Vassos Argyrou Chapter 2. NewExpand
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