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Author Ross, Anne.

Title Indigenous Peoples and the Collaborative Stewardship of Nature : Knowledge Binds and Institutional Conflicts.

Imprint Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents Contents; Introduction: The Way Forward; 1. Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge; 2. Untangling the Historical Origins of Epistemological Conflict; 3. Barriers to Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Natural Resource Management; 4. Exploring Obstacles in Action: Case Studies of Indigenous Knowledge and Protected-Areas Management; 5. Joint Management and Co-Management as Strategies for Indigenous Involvement in Protected-Areas Management; 6. The Indigenous Stewardship Model; 7. Conclusion; References; Index; About the Authors.
Summary Involving Indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge into natural resource management produces more equitable and successful outcomes. Unfortunately, argue Anne Ross and co-authors, even many "progressive" methods fail to produce truly equal partnerships. This book offers a comprehensive and global overview of the theoretical, methodological, and practical dimensions of co-management. The authors critically evaluate the range of management options that claim to have integrated Indigenous peoples and knowledge, and then outline an innovative, alternative model of co-management, the Indigenous.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Conservation of natural resources.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology.
Philosophy of nature.
Traditional ecological knowledge.
Social sciences.
Human ecology -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sherman, Richard (Wildlife conservationist)
Snodgrass, Jeffrey G.
Delcore, Henry D.
Other Form: Print version: Ross, Anne. Indigenous Peoples and the Collaborative Stewardship of Nature : Knowledge Binds and Institutional Conflicts. Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, Inc., ©2010 9781598745771
ISBN 9781598745795