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Coasts for people, interdisciplinary approaches to coastal and marine resource management, Fikret Berkes

Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change, have emerged. A full set of social, ecological and economic objectives to address these issues are recognized, but there is no agreement on how to implement them. This interdisciplinary and ""big picture book"" - through a series of vivid case studies from environments throughout the world - suggests
Table Of Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: The Ongoing Agenda; The Context; Rethinking Coastal and Marine Resources; Paradigm Change from Reductionism to a Systems View; Paradigm Change in Commons Theory; Paradigm Changes in Resource Governance; Elements of an Interdisciplinary Science of Coastal Resource Management; 2 Natural Resources and Management: Emerging Views; Changing Theory and Practice of Resource Management: An Overview; The "Intellectual Baggage" of Natural Resources and Management
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (395 p.)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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