Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours of equivalent contact time and 30 hours independent study, plus work on individual and group assignments. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
In this interdisciplinary subject, a range of ideas and theories from the social sciences are applied to situations in which members of the community are involved in natural resource management. Subject teaching includes lectures, group exercises and case studies, including a one day field trip. The subject is presented under nine main headings:
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Students can select texts that interest them from a long reading list. Some examples are:
Borrini-Feyerabend, G., T.M. Farvar, J.C. Nguinguiri, J.C. & V.A. Ndangang (2000) Co-management of natural resources. Organising, negotiating and learning-by-doing. Kasparek Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany.
Boxelaar, L., M. Paine, et al. (2006). "Community engagement and public administration: Of silos, overlays and technologies of government" in Australian Journal of Public Administration Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 113-126
Chamala, S & Mortiss, P.D. (1990) Working together for Landcare. Group management skills and strategies. Australian Academic Press, Brisbane.
Chambers, R. (1994) ‘Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA): Analysis of Experience’ in World Development, Vol. 22, No. 9, pp. 1253-1268
Leeuwis, C. (2004) Communication for rural innovation: Rethinking agricultural extension. Third Edition. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK.
Petheram, J., P. Stephen, and D. Gilmour (2002), Collaborative Forest Management: A Review, prepared for the Department of Natural Resources and Environment: Melbourne, Australia.
Reid K., K J. H. Williams and M. Paine (2011), Hybrid Knowledge: Place, Practice and Knowing in a Volunteer Ecological Restoration Project, Ecology and Society Vol. 16, No. 3, pp 19-
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will develop skills in:
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