Property rights in protected areas : obstacles to community involvement as a solution in Thailand

@article{Vandergeest1996PropertyRI,
  title={Property rights in protected areas : obstacles to community involvement as a solution in Thailand},
  author={Peter Vandergeest},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  year={1996},
  volume={23},
  pages={259-268}
}
Conflicts between local people and managers of protected areas (PAs) have often undermined conservation goals in Asia. Since the 1970s, conservation planners have tried to address these problems by incorporating rural development into PA planning. More recently, many conservationists have argued for increasing community involvement in PA management, and for allowing traditional resource uses inside PAs. Based on research in Thailand I make three arguments regarding obstacles to implementing the… Expand
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