People and Protected Areas: Theories of Conservation

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Course Title

People and Protected Areas: Theories of Conservation

Institution Where Taught

Indiana University Bloomington

Year Course Taught

2019

Semester or Date Taught

Fall

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Course Number

ANTH-E 444

Course Description

Seminar course which explores major theories and approaches to conservation, from "fortress conservation" to community-based and participatory strategies. Considers the implications of protected areas for local human populations and cultural diversity. Evaluates outcomes and unintended consequences of protected areas, and controversies over the "best" way to protect natural resources.

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