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The anthropology of conservation NGOs : rethinking the boundaries

Author: Peter Bille Larsen; Dan Brockington
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: Palgrave studies in anthropology of sustainability.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores how NGOs have been influential in shaping global biodiversity, conservation policy, and practice. It encapsulates a growing body of literature that has questioned the mandates, roles, and effectiveness of these organizations-and the critique of these critics. This volume seeks to nurture an open conversation about contemporary NGO practices through analysis and engagement.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Anthropology of conservation NGOs.
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
(OCoLC)987282752
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Bille Larsen; Dan Brockington
ISBN: 9783319605791 3319605798
OCLC Number: 1002900966
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction: Rethinking the Boundaries of Conservation NGOs --
2. "The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Dirty Harrys of Conservation": Revisiting the Anthropology of Conservation NGOs --
3. Anthropology of Conservation NGOs: Learning from a Sectoral Approach to the Study of NGOs --
4. Business, Biodiversity and New "Fields" of Conservation: The World Conservation Congress and the Renegotiation of Organisational Order --
5. The Strategies and Effectiveness of Conservation NGOs in the Global Voluntary Standards: The Case of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm-oil --
6. Investigating Consistency of a Pro-Market Perspective Amongst Conservationists --
7. Conservation Jujutsu, or How Conservation NGOs Use Market Forces to Save Nature from Markets in Southern Chile --
8. Strength and Limitations of Conservation NGOs in Meeting Local Needs: The Case of REDD+ in Nigeria --
9. Misreading the Conservation Landscape.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in anthropology of sustainability.
Responsibility: Peter Bille Larsen, Dan Brockington, editors.

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