Search for dissertations about: "Conservation conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words Conservation conflict.

  1. 1. Parks, Policies and People : Nature Conservation Governance in Post-Socialist EU Countries

    Author : Natalya Yakusheva; Björn Hassler; Magnus Boström; Annica Kronsell; Stacy Vandeveer; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; national parks; Carpathians; Poland; Slovakia; Europeanization; Central Eastern Europe; multi-level governance; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The national parks in the Carpathian Mountains along the Polish and Slovak border represent encompassing policy agendas that strive to balance biodiversity conservation and social welfare tasks. These countries have, during the last 25 years, undergone rapid transformation from socialist regimes to liberal democracies, and this transformation has affected the political, social and economic spheres. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pastoralists, Mobility and Conservation : Shifting rules of access and control of grazing resources in Kenya's northern drylands

    Author : Annemiek Pas Schrijver; Lowe Börjeson; Elizabeth E. Watson; Mats Widgren; Caroline Upton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pastoralism; livestock mobility; conservation; community conservancy; Northern Rangelands Trust; political ecology; access; institutions; governmentality; territoriality; Samburu; Laikipia; Isiolo; Kenya; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Pastoral mobility is seen as the most effective strategy to make use of constantly shifting resources. In northern Kenya, mobile pastoralism as a highly-valued strategy to manage grazing areas and exploit resource variability is becoming more complex. READ MORE

  3. 3. Possessed Earth : Ownership and Power in the Salween Peace Park of Southeast Myanmar

    Author : Tomas Cole; Bengt Karlsson; Johan Lindquist; Magnus Fiskesjö; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Myanmar; conflict; peace; conservation; political ecology; ownership; sovereignty; indigeneity; ontology; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : In the wake of seven decades of protracted revolution and armed conflict in Southeast Myanmar, an ensemble of indigenous peoples and transnational activists have begun formulating a radical alternative vision of how peace and conservation might be achieved in practice. Through translating and rescaling indigenous modes of possessing the earth, this ensemble is working to transform 5,000 km2 of highly contested terrain in the highlands along the Salween River into a conservation zone they call the Salween Peace Park. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of People - Not Just Mangroves and Monkeys : A study of the theory and practice of community-based management of natural resources in Zanzibar

    Author : Fred Saunders; Björn Hassler; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Frances Cleaver; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Actor-oriented theory; CBNRM; Community conservation; Conservation conflict; CPR theory; Environmental science; ICDP; Institutional theory; Mangroves; Participatory governance; Power; Zanzibar;

    Abstract : Community-based management of natural resource (CBNRM) projects have commonly failed to deliver conservation and development benefits. This thesis examined how the theoretical assumptions of common pool resource (CPR) theory have contributed to the indifferent performance of CBNRM projects. READ MORE

  5. 5. From the sea to the land beyond : exploring plural perspectives on whaling

    Author : Benedict E. Singleton; Rolf Lidskog; Michael Thompson; C.S.A. Kris van Koppen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; whaling; Faroe Islands; ontological turn; cultural theory; the commons; political ecology; environmental conflict; environmental policy; conservation; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : A perennial challenge in efforts to deal with environmental issues is the question of how to simplify. As such, where and when one simplifies is often a source of conflict, but perversely also paramount to finding a solution. This thesis focuses on one long-standing environmental issue, the whaling debate. READ MORE