Reindeer Management in Northernmost Europe Linking Practical and Scientific Knowledge in Social-Ecological Systems

The findings presented in this volume represent a concerted effort to develop a more inclusive form of reindeer management for northernmost Europe. Our guiding principle has been to foster a new paradigm of participatory research. We wish to move beyond the historical reliance on western approaches...

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Other Authors: Forbes, Bruce C. (Editor), Bölter, Manfred (Editor), Müller-Wille, Ludger (Editor), Hukkinen, Janne (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006, 2006
Edition:1st ed. 2006
Series:Ecological Studies, Analysis and Synthesis
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Structure, Cover, and Biomass of Subarctic Tundra Wetlands Used as Summer Pastures
  • The Chemical Response of Reindeer Summer Pasture Plants in a Subarctic Peatland to Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation
  • Consequences of Grazing on Soil Physical and Mechanical Properties in Forest and Tundra Environments
  • Changes in Organic Horizon Soil Properties Due to Reindeer Herding and Changing Management
  • Changing Microbial Ecology with Changes in Grazing and its Management
  • Hygienic Status of Soils and Surface Waters in Reindeer Herding Areas in Northernmost Europe
  • Integrative Models for Reindeer Management: The Interface Between Social and Natural Sciences
  • Population Trends of Semi-Domesticated Reindeer in Fennoscandia — Evaluation of Explanations
  • Systems Analysis of Finnish Reindeer Management
  • Environmental and Sociopolitical Conditions for Modern Reindeer Management in Europe’s North
  • Epilogue
  • The Cultural and Socio-Economic Dynamics of Human-Animal Relations
  • The Challenges of Modernity for Reindeer Management in Northernmost Europe
  • Dynamics in Human-Reindeer Relations: Reflections on Prehistoric, Historic and Contemporary Practices in Northernmost Europe
  • Development of Participatory Institutions for Reindeer Management in Finland: A Diagnosis of Deliberation, Knowledge Integration and Sustainability
  • The Comparison of Indigenous and Scientific Perceptions of Reindeer Management
  • The Challenges and Dilemmas of Concession Reindeer Management in Sweden
  • Changes in Property Regimes and Reindeer Herding Management in Post-Soviet Herding Collectives: The Case of the Municipality of Lovozero (Murmansk Region, Northwest Russia)
  • Reindeer Herding — Effects on Soils, Soil Biota and Vegetation
  • Defining the Quality of Reindeer Pastures: The Perspectives of Sámi Reindeer Herders