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Author Jones, Peter J. S., author.

Title Governing Marine Protected Areas : Resilience Through Diversity / Peter J.S. Jones
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Series Earthscan Oceans
Earthscan oceans.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 An introduction to Marine Protected Areas; Marine Protected Areas as a governance challenge; Societal concerns extend out to sea; MPAs as part of the solution; International policy landscape; MPAs in the context of sustainable development; A brief history of MPAs; Slow progress and lack of effectiveness; 2 Objectives and categories of MPAs; Introduction; The objectives of MPAs; Different categories of MPAs; 3 Differences and divergences; Introduction
Different value prioritiesDivergent views and the quest for common ground; Some key differences between marine and terrestrial ecosystems; Summary; 4 Different theoretical perspectives on governance; Introduction; Current environmental governance theories; Alternative concept of co-evolutionary hierarchical governance; Co-management; Social-ecological resilience; 5 Empirical framework for analysing MPA governance approaches; Introduction; Positionality; The empirical framework; Summary; 6 Overview of case studies; Introduction; General findings from and patterns amongst the case studies
Driving forces7 Incentives for effectiveness; Introduction; Incentives used to withstand driving forces; Summary; 8 Resilience through diversity; Introduction; Incentives used and needed; Cross-cutting issues; Social-ecological resilience through incentive diversity; The vital reinforcing role of the state; Conclusions; Notes; References; Glossary; Index
Summary In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework is employed to address some key questions: How can top-down and bottom-up approaches to MPA governance be combined? What does this mean, in reality, in different contexts? How can we develop and implement governance approaches that are both effective in achieving conservation objectives and equitable in fair
Notes Text in English
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Subject Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Marine biodiversity conservation -- Government policy
Marine parks and reserves -- Government policy
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Marine biodiversity conservation -- Government policy.
Marine parks and reserves -- Government policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136455221