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Processes for effective management: Learning from agencies and Warlpiri people involved in managing the Northern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area, Australia

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Title

Processes for effective management: Learning from agencies and Warlpiri people involved in managing the Northern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area, Australia

Creator

Walker, Jane

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Thesis (Ph.D.) - Charles Darwin University

Date

2010-12-03

Location

Tanami Desert

Description

"In this dissertation I address why equity between conservation and development agendas of Indigenous peoples and partnering agencies are hard to achieve. The overall aim is to contribute useful insights into where management practice can be enhanced to attain a better balance. This study takes place within an Australian desert context. Aboriginal landowners, in conjunction with the Federal Government’s Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) program, manage a large amount of land through the national protected area system in desert Australia. Through this research I aimed to study how to improve IPA management so as to reduce such gaps between intent and practice." - Abstract

Notes

A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The Northern Institute, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, December 2010.

Table of contents

Abstract -- Introduction -- Australian protected areas and Aboriginal peoples: an environment of change -- Analytical and methodological framework -- Warlpiri people as land managers: perceptions and practice -- Warlpiri perspectives on the management of the Northern Tanami IPA -- Management agency interests and impressions of the Northern Tanami IPA -- Comparative experiences of IPA management -- Learning from the Northern Tanami IPA: Research findings and conclusions -- References -- Appendices 1-20.

Language

English

Subject

Protected areas; Management; Natural resources; Conservation areas; Grassland ecology; Social life and customs

Publisher name

Publisher not known

Place of publication

Place not known

Series

Thesis (Ph.D.) - Charles Darwin University

Format

xxi, 392 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps, tables

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/299611

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/382707


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