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Sponsoring Nature - Environmental Philanthropy for Conservation

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Zusatztext 'Environmental philanthropy is growing and changing. This book provides an important and very useful insight into its history! how it works! and where it might go in the future'. - George Holmes! School of Earth and Environment! University of Leeds! UK 'A rich and varied! indeed eclectic! account of the history! thinking! practice and personalities across a broad swathe of environmental philanthropy. Philanthropy is becoming ever more important and we need more explorations like this to understand the changes it produces! and stymies.' - Daniel Brockington! Reader in Environment and Development! University of Manchester! UK'Sponsoring Nature presents a multitude of case studies and argues that environmental philanthropy can do both good and harm to the environment and well-being in! often complex! unanticipated and unintended ways ... [this book] is an important first step in thinking through the compex pathways and networks through which conservation finance needs to be understood' - Charlene Watson! Environment and Planning C Informationen zum Autor Maano Ramutsindela is Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at the University of Cape Town; Hubert H Humphrey Visiting Professor of International Studies at Macalester College (2010); and Mandela Mellon Fellow of W.E.B. Du Bois Institute! Harvard (2011) . He is currently researching meanings of the border in transborder environments; green imperialism in transfrontier conservation in Southern and Eastern Africa; and the ways in which regions and environmental agendas constitute new environmental regionalisms in different parts of the world. His recent publications include Parks and People in Postcolonial Societies: Experiences in Southern Africa (Kluwer/Springer! 2004) and Transfrontier Conservation in Africa: At the Confluence of Capital! Politics and Nature (CABI! 2007). He is the Editor of the South African Geographical Journal and Associate Editor of GeoJournal. Marja Spierenburg is Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands! in the Department of Culture! Organisation and Management. She is currently involved in several research projects focusing on the role of the private (for-profit and non-profit) sector in nature conservation as well as in land reforms in Southern Africa. Her research investigates the negotiations between the different parties but also within the different partner organisations concerning the meaning of the concepts of development and conservation. It also addresses the impacts of the growing importance of public-private partnerships in conservation on the land rights of local communities and the latter's possibilities to participate in the management of and benefit from conservation and land reform projects. Marja Spierenburg's earlier books and articles include 'Conservative philanthropists! royalty and business elites in nature conservation in southern Africa'! co-authored with Harry Wels! published in 'Antipode' in 2010! 'Strangers! Spirits and Land Reforms! Conflicts about Land in Dande! northern Zimbabwe' (Brill 2004) and! together with Sandra Evers and Harry Wels 'Competing Jurisdictions. Settling Land Claims in Africa' (Brill 2005).Harry Wels is Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer at the VU University Amsterdam! at the Athena Institute! Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences. He has worked on issues of private wildlife conservation and community relations in Zimbabwe and South Africa. He has been working on structures of organisational cooperation within the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa. Currently he is developing a transdisciplinary and transspecies research programme on traumatic stress related behaviour in humans and non-human animals in southern Africa. His earlier books and articles include: Private wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe. Joint ventures and reciprocity! (Brill 2003) a...

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Authors Maano Ramutsindela, Maano (University of Cape Town Ramutsindela, Maano Spierenburg Ramutsindela, Maano/ Spierenburg Ramutsindela, Marja Spierenburg, Marja (VU University Spierenburg, Harry Wells, Harry Wels, Harry (VU University Wels
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 01.08.2011
EAN 9781844079049
ISBN 978-1-84407-904-9
No. of pages 220
Dimensions 152 mm x 235 mm x 13 mm
Subjects Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Biology > Ecology
Social sciences, law, business > Business > Management

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