Shopping cart

Endangered Species: A Documentary and Reference Guide (Documentary and Reference Guides) (Hardcover)

Endangered Species: A Documentary and Reference Guide (Documentary and Reference Guides) By Edward Weber Cover Image
Available at Warehouse


In this thought-provoking work, author Edward P. Weber examines the values, policies, challenges, and approaches to endangered species conservation over the past 200 years. Using primary source documents and in-depth analysis of the issues, the reference tracks the evolution of species protection and conservation in the United States, and offers a brief look at global programs in the United States and other parts of the world. The book surveys how different countries are faring in protecting their plant and animal life, and considers which guidelines and programs hold the most promise for success in the future.

Chapters compare and contrast past and present attitudes regarding endangered species and extinction and identify the influence of major organizations and individuals central to the debate over endangered species. Judiciously selected primary documents also explore the impact of species endangerment and loss on natural ecosystems--and ultimately, on humankind itself.

About the Author

Edward P. Weber, PhD, is the Ulysses G. Dubach Professor of political science in the school of public policy at Oregon State University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781440836565
ISBN-10: 1440836566
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: March 31st, 2016
Pages: 408
Language: English
Series: Documentary and Reference Guides
3019 Oakland Dr.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Open Monday - Saturday

Phone (269) 385-2847