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Rethinking park protection : treading the uncommon ground of environmental beliefs
Will La Page.
Natural Resources Library Call Number
  Stacks SB481 .L3 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 9781845939991 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1845939999 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781780640013 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1780640013 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 760293747
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Foreword: A call to action -- pt. 1. Tending Parks in a Field of Competing Beliefs -- The Ecology of Belief : It's all in the Connections -- The Power of Belief : The Real Limits of Preservation -- The Energy and Dynamics of Belief -- Norms, Ethics, and Beliefs in Parks -- Organizational Beliefs : From Visionary to Functionary -- Beliefs as Values, Possessions, and Lenses -- pt. 2. Cutting through the Tangled Roots of Belief -- Credibility, Authenticity, Believability, and Park Maintenance -- Patterns of Thinking, Structures of Believing -- The Nesting Habits of Beliefs and the Belief Tree -- The Symbolism of Beliefs : Signs, Symbols, Icons, and Omens -- This I Believe : Discovering Your Belief System -- Belief Bites : Truisms, Metaphors, Aphorisms, Wisdom of the Ages -- Beliefs as Environmental Super Highways and Roadblocks -- pt. 3. Cultivating the Wide World of Supporting Beliefs -- Belief-Based Science and Research Methods -- From Beliefs to Science and Back Again -- Politics of Belief : Park Wildlife as a Case Study -- Parks as Spiritual, Sacred, and Religious Beliefs -- Toward Environmental Sanity through the Ecology of Belief -- Parks as Belief : Making Peace with Paradox -- Afterword: The Human Need Maslow Rejected : The Need to Believe.