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Fortress Conservation

The Preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania (African Issues)

by Dan Brockington

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife Conservation,
  • Social Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Mkomazi Game Reserve (Tanzania,
  • Mkomazi Game Reserve (Tanzania)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9612156M
    ISBN 100253340799
    ISBN 109780253340795


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Fortress Conservation: The Preservation of the Mkomazi Game ReserveCited by: In sum, Fortress Conservation provides a clear analysis of the debate on landscape as a Fortress Conservation book product, through a carefully researched case study of Mkomazi game reserve in Tanzania.

It is an excellent and thoroughly readable book that powerfully demonstrates the continuing importance of the preservation narrative in the environmental politics of Africa.'.

Fortress Conservation is the hesitant, bookish counterpart to Jim Igoe's firebrand "Conservation and Globalization." Where Igoe asserts in no uncertain terms that national parks have excluded human communities to no legitimate end, Brockington just systematically casts doubt on each of the claims supporting the creation of Mkomazi National Park/5.

In this hard-hitting book, Dan Brockington argues that the dominant approach to wildlife conservation in Africa has more to do with Western views of the environment than with what is appropriate. fortress Fortress Conservation book Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

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London: James Currey Publishers, Journal of Asian and African Studies (), Fortress conservation, as we will explore later in the essay, is an important source of revenue and prestige for African governments.

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Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Fortress Conservation is a detailed look at a dark underbelly of international wildlife conservation. By exploring one, now famous case of 'successful' conservation, the Mkomazi Game Reserve in. "Fortress conservation is a conservation model based on the belief that biodiversity protection is best achieved by creating protected areas where ecosystems can function in.

The idea that fortress conservation is a ‘white man’s practice’ was fascinating to me. Although I did find some of his writing a little too academic and dry in places (hence the lower rating). I would recommend this book to others interested in conservation though.

Looking at previous experiences with terrestrial conservation and in particular the history of protected areas, ‘fortress conservation’ without the engagement of local stakeholders has long been recognised as an approach that is both unjust and by:   Fortress Conservation: The preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania, by Dan Brockington.

Oxford: James Currey, xiv + pp. £ hardback; £ paperback. ISBN 0‐‐‐4 (hardback); 0‐‐‐6 (paperback). Fortress Conservation has become a rather successful book in its field (see reviews here) and is often mentioned when scholars want to refer to the problematic aspects of exclusionary conservation book describes the social consequences of a strong policy of eviction and exclusion of pastoral peoples from the Mkomazi Game Reserve (now National Park) in Tanzania.

A fortress-based approach to conservation, initiated from the middle of the 20th century, led to the large-scale creation of protected areas (PAs) across the African continent (Brockington, ). This book challenges the broad vision of Africa's environment, history, and society which drives conservation policies across the continent.

It argues that this vision has been harmful, unjust and unnecessary in its effects on people at the Mkomazi Game Reserve in northern Tanzania. Chapter 2 of the book introduces Mkomazi, the diverse peoples found near the reserve, and the methods and Cited by:   A prevailing mode of conservation, known as "fortress" or "colonial" conservation [10,18,20], is based on the belief that biodiversity protection is "best.

This is a book well worth reading. It covers a lot of very interesting material, ranging from a consideration of conservation as both ideology and practice (Chapter 1) and of fortress and community conservation (Chapter 6) to a detailed study of Mkomazi and its people and the history of the reserve, its land alienation and evictions and their impact on livelihoods.5/5(1).

Fortress conservation is an approach that seeks to preserve wildlife and their habitat through the forceful exclusion of local people who have traditionally relied on the environment in question for their livelihoods. Brockington demonstrates that this approach is part of a powerful narrative that.

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The most important part of the book is that it shows how strong and successful unjust conservation policies can be. This argument has been misinterpreted.

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Environmental conservation in many parts of Africa has for a long time been a centralized matter in which resource management was dominated by the application of the fortress conservation model which posits a sharp divide between people’s livelihoods and conservation.

This highly centralised approach confined environmental decision making to bureaucratic circles and excluded local actors.

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PY - Y1 - M3 - BookCited by: The element of urgency central to these narratives led to hardened positions that shaped interpretations of and responses to the other side's words and actions, making positions on either side quite inflexible. My term 'fortress narratives' is shorthand to describe this situation, which plays on the term 'fortress conservation' (Brockington ).

A Clash of Two Conservation Models. Fortress Conservation: A Social History of National Parks. The Maasai NGO Movement and Tanzania's Transition from Fortress Conservation to Community-Based Conservation. National Parks and Indigenous Communities: A Global Perspective. Bibliography. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary.

Get this from a library. Fortress conservation: the preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania. [Dan Brockington] -- "Do cattle destroy a wilderness.

Does a wilderness need to be devoid of people in order to be "saved". In this hard-hitting book, Dan Brockington argues that the dominant approach to wildlife.

Central to the ‘new conservation’ position is a shift towards viewing conservation as being about protecting nature in order to improve human wellbeing (especially that of the poor), rather than for biodiversity’s own sake (hence the relatively high score on the people-centred conservation axis).

Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Science and Conservation in African Forests - edited by Richard Wrangham This book has been cited by the following publications. alternate narratives on fortress conservation. Oryx, Vol. 45, Issue. 01, p. CrossRef. Seeing conservation through the global lens: A clash of two conservation models: Fortress conservation: a social history of national parks: The Maasai NGO movement and Tanzania's transition from fortress conservation to community-based conservation: National parks and indigenous communities: a global by:   Rights not 'fortress conservation' key to save planet, says UN expert Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples calls for a new, rights-based approach to conservation David Hill.

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The book also looks at the latest conservation paradigm of "Community-Based Conservation," and explores its connections to the Soviet Collapse, economic and political liberalization, and the global proliferation of NGOs.

Table of Contents 1. Seeing Conservation through the Global Lens. A Clash of Two Conservation Models. In his book Fortress Conservation: The Preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania (), Dan Brockington critiques the protectionist conservation model, yet laments that fortress conservation will continue to be widely used despite its failure to adequately protect biodiversity.

He argues that the alternative models of community-based. 1. Introduction. This paper explores a new phase of conservation which combines biodiversity losses with concerns about with global security, such that there has been a shift to what I characterize as war by conservation, in both discursive and material cal ecologists have already produced an interesting and substantial analysis of the relationships between conservation, violence Cited by: Community-based conservation is a conservation movement that emerged in the s through escalating protests and subsequent dialogue with local communities affected by international attempts to protect the biodiversity of the earth.

Older conservation movements disregarded the interests of local inhabitants. This stems from the Western idea on which the conservation movement was founded, of.Fortress conservation has typically ignored the need for and potential of community based approaches to conservation which work on a basis of coexistence.

This was evident in the Bharatpur Sanctuary, a wetland habitat that was upgraded to national park status in meaning that livestock grazing was banned within its boundaries.