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The Place of Economic Values in Environmental Valuation

R. Kerry Turner

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Various aspects of the environmental values debate are first examined within the wider context of the sustainable economic development strategy and goal. Next, an expanded values classification is ... More


The Highlands and the Roots of Green Consciousness, 1750–1990*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the context of a movement, late, slow and incomplete though it may have been, to conserve the Highlands from depredation upon its scenery and ecology. The story touches upon ... More


History, Nature and Culture in British Nature Conservation*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines what actually happens in British conservation policy to determine how it uses, or fails to use, history, and how its confused attitude to history arises from a particular ... More


Romanticism, Environmentalism, and Articulation of an Ecological Identity

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents two discourses on nature which looks at the construction of Shimshal's remoteness. Both discourses are considered in the socio-spatial domain of environmental conservation. In ... More


Introduction: Coral Whisperers

Irus Braverman

in Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298842
eISBN:
9780520970830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298842.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Coral Whisperers focuses on coral scientists attempting to understand their world, both individually and as a community. The book is organized around their oscillation between hope and despair, with ... More


“They Came for Nature”: A Political Ecology of Volunteer Tourism Development in Northern Thailand

Mary Mostafanezhad

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0035
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the sometimes contradictory perspectives of Thai host-community members, nongovernmental organization (NGO) practitioners, and volunteer tourists, using a political ecology ... More


Ecotourism, Park Systems, and Environmental Justice in Latin America

Michele Zebich-Knos

in Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the role of ecotourism and park systems in ensuring environmental justice in Latin America, and examines the role of ecotourism in earning revenues for small towns and villages. ... More


Altruism as showing off: a signalling perspective on promoting green behaviour and acts of kindness

Wendy Iredale and Mark van Vugt

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter we discuss whether altruism towards genetic strangers may have evolved because of its reputation benefits – altruism as showing off. Traditional explanations for the evolution of ... More


Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Irus Braverman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298842
eISBN:
9780520970830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298842.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Coral Whisperers captures a key moment in the history of coral reef science and of environmental conservation at large. Drawing on more than one hundred interviews,the book documents the physical, ... More


Health impact assessment in Thailand

Siriwan Chandanachulaka

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The legal status of HIA in Thailand is quite well developed. Three pieces of legislation governing HIA are the Thai Constitution, the National Health Act and the Enhancement and Conservation of ... More


Birding in a Silent Spring

Thomas R. Dunlap

in In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and Their Guides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734597
eISBN:
9780190254377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734597.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines birding in the environmental age, with particular emphasis on the ways the gospel of environmental conservation changed the balance between conservation and recreation in the ... More


The Politics and Political Economy of Forestland Regimes

Prakash Kashwan

in Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter develops a political economy of institutions framework, which facilitates a cross-national, inter-temporal, and cross-scale analysis of the processes and outcomes of institutional change ... More


Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Caroline Heldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is the first to analyze the democratic effects of consumer activism, defined as boycotting, socially responsible investing, social media campaigns, and direct consumer actions. America has ... More


Environmental Birding

Thomas R. Dunlap

in In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and Their Guides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734597
eISBN:
9780190254377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734597.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines birding in the environmental age, with particular emphasis on how environmental conservation influenced the balance between conservation and recreation in the hobby and the ways ... More


Afterword

Casey High

in Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039058
eISBN:
9780252097027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039058.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This afterword discusses some of the recent events described in this book that have continued to unfold in Ecuador. The most important of these is the arrest and imprisonment of seven Waorani men ... More


Interdependence among Stages of Economic Development, Human Development, and the Natural Environment

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 5 points to the interactive nature of the different aspects of development sustainability and investigates the interrelations among the different components of the overall development index ... More


Introduction

Thomas R. Dunlap

in In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and Their Guides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734597
eISBN:
9780190254377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734597.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book focuses on the history of birdwatching and birders as well as field guides in America from the Victorian era to the present. It begins with Florence Merriam and her cohort, who published ... More


Governing the Rainforest: Sustainable Development Politics in the Brazilian Amazon

Eve Z. Bratman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190949389
eISBN:
9780190949419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

Sustainable development is among the foremost ideas that guide societal aspirations around the world. This book interrogates the concept through a critical lens, examining both its history and the ... More


Post-Mitigation Skepticism and Frustration

Peter C. Little

in Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760697
eISBN:
9780814764510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760697.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter continues to draw on narratives from interviews with the residents of the toxic plume in exploring their understandings of the mitigation effort and their lived experience in “mitigated” ... More


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