Rethinking Park Protection

Rethinking Park Protection: Treading the Uncommon Ground of Environmental Beliefs

Non-Fiction, Education, Geography, Science & Maths
Paperback Published on: 18/05/2012
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In today's society, hidden beliefs can subtly guide the management of parks, such as treating them as natural resources rather than national assets. Resulting management practices often lead to deferred maintenance on park infrastructure, causing inadequate protection from vandalism, poaching, and theft of artefacts. A sad demise, often due to an out-dated belief that parks are non-essential leisure services rather than necessities for a vibrant modern life. This book challenges the reader to examine the core beliefs that created our public parklands, comparing them with the beliefs that guide contemporary park stewardship in an effort to improve the management of parks and reassess their purpose in modern life.

  • Publisher: CABI Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781780640013
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 440g
  • Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm

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