Alexiades - Chapter 05
Unpicking 'Community' in Community Conservation
Implications of Changing Settlement Patterns and Individual Mobility for the Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Communal Reserve, Peru
a time when collaborative approaches to conservation are subject to an
increasingly strong critique, there is an urgent need to move beyond
this rather simplistic approach to "community". The first step is to
build up a body of case studies that unpick the concept of "community"
in community conservation, in order to inform the development of a more
realistic framework for community conservation projects. This chapter
attempts to provide such a case study, with a particular focus on
changing settlement patterns and individual mobility of local
residents, based on communities neighbouring the Tamshiyacu Tahuayo
Communal Reserve in Amazonian Peru.