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Transfrontier conservation in Africa: at the confluence of capital, politics and nature.

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This book provides a background to the ideologies and practices underpinning the content and form of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in Africa. The roles of the state and local populations in the emergence of transfrontier conservation are analysed, as well as the ecological, socioeconomic and political implications. The book has 9 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Perspectives on transfrontier conservation areas: an introduction. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) On the ideological foundations of transfrontier conservation areas. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Peace through ecology? A soft approach to hard realities. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 53) Local initiatives and their regional and global connections. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 81) Southern African Development Community: a regional catalyst. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 103) Silencing community struggles. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 123) The renaissance of the bush: the reinvention of the Cape to Cairo route in contemporary Africa. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 141) Mapping Africa's future. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 149) Postcript: transfrontier parks and the legacy of Rupert. Author(s): Ramutsindela, M.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Environmental & Geographical Science, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932213
  • Record Number
  • 20073072152