Community Institutions and Forest Management in Mexico's Monarch Butterfly Reserve

  title={Community Institutions and Forest Management in Mexico's Monarch Butterfly Reserve},
  author={Catherine M. Tucker},
  journal={Society \& Natural Resources},
  pages={569 - 587}
  • C. Tucker
  • Published 1 August 2004
  • Economics
  • Society & Natural Resources
Agrarian communities own the majority of land in the Monarch Butterfly Reserve. Despite publicity surrounding processes of degradation that implicate local residents, certain communities in the reserve have relatively conserved forests. This research explores the factors influencing forest conditions in the reserve with particular attention to the presence of community institutions, as well as political economic contexts, and biophysical and spatial factors. A comparative analysis of two… 

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