Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management: Edition 2

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Wildlife professionals can more effectively manage species and social-ecological systems by fully considering the role that humans play in every stage of the process. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management provides the essential information that students and practitioners need to be effective problem sovlers. Edited by three leading experts in wildlife management, this textbook explores the interface of humans with wildlife and their sometimes complementary, often conflicting, interests. The book's well-researched chapters address conservation, wildlife use (hunting and fishing), and the psychological and philosophical underpinnings of wildlife management.

Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management explains how a wildlife professional should handle a variety of situations, such as managing deer populations in residential areas or encounters between predators and people or pets.

This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes detailed information about

• systems thinking• working with social scientists• managing citizen input• using economics to inform decision making• preparing questionnaires• ethical considerations

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About the author

Daniel J. Decker is a professor in the Department of Natural Resources and director of the Human Dimensions Research Unit at Cornell University. Shawn J. Riley is an associate professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University. William F. Siemer is a research associate in the Human Dimensions Research Unit in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University.

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Publisher
JHU Press
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Published on
Oct 1, 2012
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781421406541
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
Political Science / Public Policy / General
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
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Content protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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