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Endangered species recovery : finding the lessons, improving the process

Author: Susan G Clark; Richard P Reading; Alice L Clarke
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1994.
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Endangered Species Recovery presents case studies of prominent species recovery programs in an attempt to explore and analyze their successes, failures, and problems, and to begin to find ways of improving the process. It is the first effort to engage social scientists as well as biologists in a wide-ranging analysis and discussion of endangered species conservation, and it provides valuable insight into the policy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Endangered species recovery.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)644007261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan G Clark; Richard P Reading; Alice L Clarke
ISBN: 1559632712 9781559632713 1559632720 9781559632720
OCLC Number: 30473323
Notes: Outgrowth of a conference held at the University of Michigan, Jan. 8-9, 1993.
Description: xi, 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Endangered species act : its history, provisions, and effectiveness / J. Alan Clark --
Northern spotted owl : an indicator of the importance of sociopolitical context / Steven L. Yaffee --
Black-footed ferret recovery program : unmasking professional and organizational weaknesses / Richard P. Reading and Brian J. Miller / Yellowstone grizzly bear recovery program : uncertain information, uncertain policy / David J. Mattson and John J. Craighead --
Florida manatee recovery program : organizational learning and a model for improving recovery programs / Richard L. Wallace --
Red-cockaded woodpecker recovery program : professional obstacles to cooperation / Jerome A. Jackson --
California condor recovery program : problems in organization and execution / Noel F.R. Snyder. Florida panther recovery program : an organizational failure of the endangered species act / Ken Alvarez --
Candidate and sensitive species programs : lessons for cost-effective conservation / Craig R. Groves --
Australian eastern barred bandicoot recovery program : evaluation and reorganization / Gary N. Backhouse, Tim W. Clark, and Richard P. Reading --
Conservation science perspective : conceptual and experimental improvements / Steven C. Minta and Peter M. Kareiva --
Conflict management perspective : applying the principles of alternative dispute resolution / Julia M. Wondolleck, Steven L. Yaffee, and James E. Crowfoot --
Organizational perspective : designing recovery reams from the inside out / Ron Westrum --
Professional perspective : improving problem solving, communication, and effectiveness / Tim W. Clark and Richard P. Reading --
Sociological perspective : valuational, socioeconomic, and organizational factors / Stephen R. Kellert --
Policy sciences perspective : improving implementation / Garry D. Brewer and Tim W. Clark.
Responsibility: edited by Tim W. Clark, Richard P. Reading, Alice L. Clarke.
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Endangered Species Recovery presents case studies of prominent species recovery programs in an attempt to explore and analyze their successes, failures, and problems, and to begin to find ways of improving the process. It is the first effort to engage social scientists as well as biologists in a wide-ranging analysis and discussion of endangered species conservation, and it provides valuable insight into the policy and implementation framework of species recovery programs.

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