By Daniel Buckles

Clash over ordinary assets – corresponding to land, water and forests – has for a long time been common. no matter if it's an area dispute among neighboring farmers or a global debate over shared assets (such as waterways), humans all over compete for the average assets they should be sure or increase their caliber of existence. The clash may possibly spread as an easy confrontation, or it can improve to armed war of words with dying. Cultivating Peace provides unique case experiences from Africa, Asia and Latin the United States, which describe vital event on relocating from clash to collaborative modes of administration. The accompanying essays draw at the case experiences, grounding idea in hard-won event.

Show description

Read or Download Cultivating Peace: Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management (2000) PDF

Best natural resources books

Ecological economics: an introduction

Ecological economics is an exhilarating interdisciplinary box of research that mixes insights from the typical sciences, economics, philosophy and different fields to increase leading edge ways to environmental difficulties. It attracts on a variety of analytical views, a few radical others extra traditional, to construct a extra entire knowing of human-ecosystem interactions.

Managing outdoor recreation : case studies in the national parks

This totally up-to-date moment variation provides a conceptual framework of out of doors sport administration within the type of a chain of administration matrices. It then illustrates this framework via new and up-to-date case reports in US nationwide parks and concludes with the foundations of outside game administration.

Krill: Biology, Ecology and Fisheries

Krill, or euphausiids, a gaggle of mammoth value in marine ecosystems, includes over eighty species, such a lot of that are planktonic. Krill are common with species to be present in the entire oceans of the area. Their numerical density in a few areas raises their value to marine ecosystems and has ended in commercially profitable krill harvesting.


The collage of Texas approach Board of Regents licensed Dr. Ekwere J. Peters as a professor emeritus. within the 85-year heritage of UT PGE purely 5 different professors have bought the celebrated name: Folkert Brons, Sylvain Pirson, Harry H. energy, Ben H. Caudle and Robert (Bob) Schechter. Peters retired in 2011 after 30 years of carrying out cutting edge learn and ideal instructing at UT PGE, leaving his mark on generations of engineers.

Extra info for Cultivating Peace: Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management (2000)

Sample text

Still, sustainability finds its source of inspiration in reason. It elevates rational behaviour to a higher plane, so to speak, namely, entire "communities of interests" exercising "social choices," hopefully to the benefit of future generations and the whole of humanity. This is a challenge to models of unregulated individuals preoccupied with their personal well-being alone, which is what Hardin's theory of the "tragedy of [free access to] the commons" used to assume (Ostrom 1998). Nevertheless, sustainability is generally pursued without a voice being granted to spirits and other life forms dwelling in nature.

All the same, we need to know more about traditional mediation methods. The musyawarah in Indonesia is a case in point; some of its elements could perhaps be incorporated into public policy related to environmental mediation issues (Moore and Santosa 1995). CBNRM assumptions Institute: But what about EP that don't fit in with the CBNRM approach? Should we not try to accommodate them in some way? Anthropologist: I agree; unfriendly EP do pose a problem, but they also raise an interesting question.

Could you try to structure your questions and give us concrete examples so that we can use your comments as guidelines for applied research purposes? Anthropologist: I take your point. Let's say we do this in five lessons, each under the rubric of a word that ends with a Jeffersonian "ism," and with illustrations taken from the CBNRM and conflict management literature and some case studies supported by institutes such as yours. Institute: Sounds good. We're all ears. 18 + CHEVALIER AND BUCKLES Pacifism Anthropologist: One set of questions CBNRM practitioners and researchers should ask themselves when looking at EP has to do with pacifism — the Jeffersonian ideal of peaceful harmony and civility, you might say.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 50 votes