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Table of Contents
Preface David Waltner-Toews, by Nina-Marie E. ListerPart I. Some theoretical bases for a new ecosystem approach 1. An Introduction to Systems Thinking James Kay 2. Framing the Situation: Developing a system description James Kay3. Scale and type: a requirement for addressing complexity with dynamical quality Tim Allen4. Self-Organizing, by Holarchic Michelle Boyle and James Kay 5. So what changes? Implications of complexity for an ecosystem approach to management James Kay 6. Bridging Science and Values: The Challenge of Biodiversity Nina-Marie E. Lister7. The cultural basis for an ecosystem approach Fikret Berkes and Iain Davidson-Hunt8. A Family of Origin for an Ecosystem Approach to Managing for Sustainability Martin Bunch, by Dan McCarthyPart II. Case studies: Learning by Doing 9. Linking hard and soft systems in local development Reg Noble, by Ricardo Ramirez10. Human Activity and the Ecosystem Approach: The contribution of Soft Systems Methodology to managing the Cooum River in Chennai, by India Martin Bunch11. Landscape Perspectives on Agroecosystem Health in the Great Lakes Basin Dominique Charron and David Waltner-Toews12. An Agroecosystem Health case study in the Central Highlands of Kenya Thomas Gitau, by David Waltner-Toews13. Food, by Floods and Farming: an Ecosystem Approach to Human Health on the Peruvian Amazon frontier Tamsyn Murray, by David Waltner-ToewsPart III. Managing for Sustainability: Meeting the Challenges 14. Implementing an Ecosystem Approach: The Diamond and AMESH David Waltner-Toews and James Kay15. Return to Kathmandu: A Post-Hoc Application of AMESH Cynthia Neudoerffer, by D. Waltner-Toews16. Tools for Learning: monitoring and indicator development Michelle Boyle and James KayPart IV. Where to from here? Some challenges for a new science in an uncertain world 17. Beyond complex systems - Emergent complexity and social solidarity Silvio Funtowicz and Jerry Ravetz 18. Third World inequity, by critical political economy and an ecosystem approach Ernesto F. Ráez-Luna19. An Ecosystem Approach for sustaining ecological integrity--but which ecological integrity? David Manuel-Navarrete, by Dan Dolderman20. The water or the wave? Toward an ecosystem approach for cross-cultural dialogue on the Whanganui River, by New Zealand Charlotte Helen ?undeA Tribute to James Kay David Waltner-Toews and N-M E. ListerAppendix A. Hierarchy and holonocracy Henry RegierIndex
A copy of The Ecosystem Approach should be placed on the desk of every engineer, manager, environmentalist, politician and teacher.