author={Stephen R. Kellert},
Public policies regarding the conservation and management of bears are a product of the interaction of science, values, and politics. Successful bear management depends, of course, on an accurate understanding of bear biology and ecology. The lack of a corresponding knowledge of public values, political forces, and socioeconomic factors, however, will typically result in ineffective policies intended to assure the long-term well-being of this animal. This perspective of bear management is… 

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