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dc.contributor.authorSutherland, WJ
dc.contributor.authorDicks, LV
dc.contributor.authorEverard, M
dc.contributor.authorGeneletti, D
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-20T14:30:25Z
dc.date.available2018-03-20T14:30:25Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn2041-210X
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/274124
dc.description.abstract1) Conservation of biodiversity involves dealing with problems caused by humans, by applying solutions that comprise actions by humans. Understanding human attitudes, knowledge and behaviour are thus central to conservation research and practice. 2) The Special Issue brings together authors from a range of disciplines (ecology, human geography, political science, land economy, management) to examine a set of qualitative techniques used in conservation research: Interviews, Focus group discussion, The Nominal Group Technique and Multi-criteria decision analysis. 3) These techniques can be used for a range of purposes - most notably to understand people’s perspectives, values and attitudes and to gather information about approaches to management of species, ecosystems or natural resources. 4) Incorporating human values, perceptions, judgements and knowledge into conservation decision-making is an important role for qualitative techniques; they provide robust means for submitting this information or knowledge as evidence. 5) The articles in this special issue highlight a worrying extent of poor justification and inadequate reporting of qualitative methods in the conservation literature.
dc.publisherWiley
dc.titleQualitative methods for ecologists and conservation scientists
dc.typeArticle
prism.endingPage9
prism.issueIdentifier1
prism.publicationDate2018
prism.publicationNameMethods in Ecology and Evolution
prism.startingPage7
prism.volume9
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.21207
dcterms.dateAccepted2017-12-08
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1111/2041-210X.12956
rioxxterms.versionAM
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://www.rioxx.net/licenses/all-rights-reserved
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2018-01-01
dc.contributor.orcidSutherland, WJ [0000-0002-6498-0437]
dc.identifier.eissn2041-210X
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review
pubs.funder-project-idNatural Environment Research Council (NE/K015419/1)
pubs.funder-project-idNERC (NE/N014472/2)
cam.issuedOnline2018-01-11
rioxxterms.freetoread.startdate2019-01-01


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