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Across the Great Divide free pdf Amid the policy gridlock that characterises most environmental debates, a new conservation movement has emerged. Known as "collaborative conservation," it emphasises local participation, sustainability, and inclusion of the disempowered, and focuses on voluntary compliance and consent rather than legal and regulatory enforcement. Encompassing a wide range of local partnerships and initiatives, it is changing the face of resource management throughout the western United States. Across the Great Divide presents a thoughtful exploration of this new movement, bringing together writing, reporting, and analysis of collaborative conservation from those directly involved in developing and implementing the approach. Contributors examine: - the failure of traditional policy approaches - recent economic and demographic changes that serve as a backdrop for the emergence of the movement - the merits of, and drawbacks to, coliaborative decision-making - the challenges involved with integrating diverse voices and bringing all sectors of society into the movement In addition, the book offers in-depth stories of eight noteworthy collaborative initiatives-including the Quincy Library Group, Montana's Clark Fork River, the Applegate Partnership, and the Malpai Borderlands-that explore how different groups have organised and acted to implement their goals. Among the contributors are Ed Marston, George Cameron Coggins, David Getches, Andy Stahl, Maria Varela, Luther Propst, Shirley Solomon, William Riebsame, Cassandra Moseley, Lynn Jungwirth, and others. Across the Great Divide is an important work for anyone involved with collaborative conservation or the larger environmental movement, and for all those who care about the future of resource management in the West

About Philip Brick

Philip Brick teaches international and environmental politics at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington and is co-editor of "A Wolf in the Garden" (Rowman and Littlefield, 1996).Donald Snow is executive director of the Northern Lights Research and Education Institute in Missoula, Montana, and co-editor of "The Next West" (Island Press, 1997).Sarah (Bates) Van de Wetering edits the "Chronicle of Community" and has published four previous books with Island Press, most recently "A New Century for Natural Resources Management," which she co-edited with Richard Knight.

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Author : Philip Brick
Publisher : Island Press
Data Published : 31 October 2000
ISBN : 1559638117
EAN : 9781559638111
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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