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Published: 06 August 2015

504 Pages | 42 photos, 22 figures, 12 maps


ISBN: 9780199009930

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Parks and Protected Areas

Planning and Management

Fourth Edition

Edited by Philip Dearden, Rick Rollins, and Mark Needham

  • Designed for Canadian students, this contributed book includes chapters written by parks and protected areas scholars, ecologists, and professionals working in the field across Canada.
  • Numerous case studies and Canadian examples included throughout the text gives students practical examples and application of the theory.
  • The fourth edition has been heavily revised to reflect the most recent developments and Legislation affecting parks and protected areas, giving students a current perspective on the topic.
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of international perspectives and increased international examples and comparisons provide students with new, relevant examples beyond the Canadian context.
  • NEW! Chapter on climate change presents students with an introduction to one of the most important issues affecting parks and protected areas today.
  • NEW! Chapter on urban and near-urban parks and protected areas introduces students to an increasingly important debate concerning the management of parks for ecological integrity on overly stressed environments.
  • NEW! Critical thought questions added to the end of every chapter will engage students in the learning and promote classroom discussion.
  • NEW! An online image bank of all images, tables, and figures from the text provides materials to enhance the classroom experience.

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