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Rethinking park protection : treading the uncommon ground of environmental beliefs

Author: Will La Page
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2012.
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"In today's society, hidden beliefs can subtly guide the management of parks, such as treating them as natural resources rather than national assets. Resulting management practices often lead to deferred maintenance on park infrastructure, causing inadequate protection from vandalism, poaching, and theft of artefacts. A sad demise, often due to an out-dated belief that parks are non-essential leisure services rather  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will La Page
ISBN: 9781845939991 1845939999 9781780640013 1780640013
OCLC Number: 760293747
Description: xv, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: A call to action --
pt. 1. Tending Parks in a Field of Competing Beliefs --
The Ecology of Belief : It's all in the Connections --
The Power of Belief : The Real Limits of Preservation --
The Energy and Dynamics of Belief --
Norms, Ethics, and Beliefs in Parks --
Organizational Beliefs : From Visionary to Functionary --
Beliefs as Values, Possessions, and Lenses --
pt. 2. Cutting through the Tangled Roots of Belief --
Credibility, Authenticity, Believability, and Park Maintenance --
Patterns of Thinking, Structures of Believing --
The Nesting Habits of Beliefs and the Belief Tree --
The Symbolism of Beliefs : Signs, Symbols, Icons, and Omens --
This I Believe : Discovering Your Belief System --
Belief Bites : Truisms, Metaphors, Aphorisms, Wisdom of the Ages --
Beliefs as Environmental Super Highways and Roadblocks --
pt. 3. Cultivating the Wide World of Supporting Beliefs --
Belief-Based Science and Research Methods --
From Beliefs to Science and Back Again --
Politics of Belief : Park Wildlife as a Case Study --
Parks as Spiritual, Sacred, and Religious Beliefs --
Toward Environmental Sanity through the Ecology of Belief --
Parks as Belief : Making Peace with Paradox --
Afterword: The Human Need Maslow Rejected : The Need to Believe.
Responsibility: Will La Page.

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This book challenges the reader to examine the core beliefs that created our public parklands, comparing them with the beliefs that guide contemporary park stewardship in an effort to improve the  Read more...

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