Skip to main content
×
×
Home
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 2
  • Cited by
    This chapter has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Gray, Noella J. Bennett, Nathan J. Day, Jon C. Gruby, Rebecca L. Wilhelm, T. 'Aulani and Christie, Patrick 2017. Human Dimensions of Large-scale Marine Protected Areas: Advancing Research and Practice. Coastal Management, Vol. 45, Issue. 6, p. 407.

    Dalton, Tracey Pollnac, Richard and Forrester, Graham 2015. Investigating Causal Pathways Linking Site-Level Characteristics, Compliance, and Ecological Performance in Caribbean MPAs. Coastal Management, Vol. 43, Issue. 3, p. 329.

    ×
  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: August 2012

5 - SOCIO-ECONOMY – Social dynamics of scaling-up marine protected area declarations and management

from Part II - Effects of marine protected areas
Summary

Introduction

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly used for multiple goals – sustainable fisheries, economic development, and biodiversity conservation being among the most important. As such, they involve a wide variety of constituencies and spawn complex management processes (Pollnac et al., 2001; Jones, 2006; Christie et al., 2009a). Social research, ideally integrated with biophysical research, plays an important role in the design, adaptive management, and evaluation of MPAs. The field of MPA-related social research is rapidly expanding (Jones, 2006; Cinner, 2007; Pollnac et al., 2010), and has the potential to improve theories of environmental management and MPA management effectiveness. Currently, there appears to be growing interest among donors, non-governmental organizations, government agencies, and academics to fill the once notable gap in understanding.

Social research on MPAs appropriately consists of both basic and applied, mandate-responsive and mandate-independent research (Christie et al., 2003). As reviewed in this volume, it utilizes a variety of research methods, generating quantitative and qualitative information which can provide broad and specific analyses. Increasingly, integrated approaches are providing socio-ecological analyses either through integration (Aswani and Hamilton, 2004; Christie, 2005; Pollnac et al., 2010) or serial analysis (Stoffle et al., 2010) of social and ecological data (Christie, 2011). Ideally, these analyses are integrated into MPA management and evaluation within an adaptive planning framework, a practice which is complex but results in better MPA management, convincing documentation of MPA impacts, and learning (McClanahan et al., 2005; Armada et al., 2009; Eisma-Osorio et al., 2009; Lowry et al., 2009). There is little doubt that socio-economic considerations and effective MPA management determine the long-term success of any MPA.

Recommend this book

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Marine Protected Areas
  • Online ISBN: 9781139049382
  • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139049382
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to *
×
References
Agardy, T.Bridgewater, P.Crosby, M. P. 2003 Dangerous targets? Unresolved issues and ideological clashes around marine protected areasAquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 13 353
Armada, N.White, A. T.Christie, P. 2009 Managing fisheries resources in Danajon Bank, Bohol, Philippines: an ecosystem-based approachCoastal Management 37 275
Aswani, S.Hamilton, R. J. 2004 Integrating indigenous ecological knowledge and customary sea tenure with marine and social science for conservation of bumphead parrotfish () in the Roviana Lagoon, Solomon IslandsEnvironmental Conservation 31 69
Aswani, S.Christie, P.Muthiga, N. A. 2011 The way forward with ecosystem-based management in tropical contexts: reconciling with existing management systemsMarine Policy
Christie, P. 2005 Observed and perceived environmental impacts of integrated coastal management in two Southeast Asia sitesOcean and Coastal Management 48 252
Christie, P. 2011 Creating space for interdisciplinary marine and coastal researchEnvironmental Conservation 38 172
Christie, P.White, A. T. 2007 Best practices for improved governance of coral reef Marine Protected AreasCoral Reefs 26 1047
Christie, P.McCay, B. J.Miller, M. L. 2003 Toward developing a complete understanding: a social science research agenda for marine protected areasFisheries 28 22
Christie, P.Lowry, K.White, A. T. 2005 Key findings from a multidisciplinary examination of integrated coastal management process sustainabilityOcean and Coastal Management 48 468
Christie, P.Pollnac, R. B.Oracion, E. G. 2009 Back to basics: an empirical study demonstrating the importance of local-level dynamics for the success of tropical marine ecosystem-based managementCoastal Management 37 350
Christie, P.Pollnac, R. B.Fluharty, D. L. 2009 Tropical marine EBM feasibility: a synthesis of case studies and comparative analysesCoastal Management 37 374
Cinner, J. 2007 Designing marine reserves to reflect local socioeconomic conditions: lessons from long-enduring customary management systemsCoral Reefs 26 1035
Fanning, L.Mahon, R.McConney, P. 2009 Focusing on living marine resource governance: the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem and adjacent areas projectCoastal Management 37 219
Eisma-Osorio, R. L.Amolo, R. C.Maypa, A. P.White, A. T.Christie, P. 2009 Scaling-up local government initiatives towards ecosystem-based fisheries management in Southeast Cebu Island, PhilippinesCoastal Management 37 310
Johannes, R. E. 1981 Words of the Lagoon: Fishing and Marine Lore in the Palau District of MicronesiaCAUniversity of California Press
Jones, P. J. S. 2006 Collective action problems pose by no-take zonesMarine Policy 30 143
Kuperan, K.Sutinen, J. G. 1998 Blue water crime: deterrence legitimacy and compliance in fisheriesLaw and Society Review 32 309
Lowry, G. T.White, A. T.Christie, P. 2009 Scaling up to networks of marine protected areas in the Philippines: biophysical, legal, institutional and social considerationsCoastal Management 37 335
McClanahan, T. R.Mwaguni, S.Muthiga, N. A. 2005 Management of the Kenyan coastOcean and Coastal Management 48 901
Miles, M. B.Huberman, A. M. 1994 Qualitative Data AnalysisThousand Oaks, CASage
Mora, C.Andréfouët, S.Costello, M. J. 2006 Coral reefs and the global network of marine protected areasScience 312 1750
Ostrom, E. 1992 Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective ActionNew YorkCambridge University Press
Pollnac, R. B.Pomeroy, R. S. 2005 Factors affecting the long-term sustainability of integrated coastal management projects in the Philippines and IndonesiaOcean and Coastal Management 48 233
Pollnac, R. B.Seara, T. 2011 Factors influencing success of marine protected areas in the Visayas, Philippines as related to increasing protected area coverageEnvironmental Management 47 584
Pollnac, R. B.Crawford, B. R.Gorospe, M. L. G. 2001 Discovering factors influencing the success of community-based marine protected areas in the Visayas, PhilippinesOcean and Coastal Management 44 683
Pollnac, R. B.Christie, P.Cinner, J. 2010 Evaluation of marine reserve success using social and ecological indicatorsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107 18262
Steinberg, P. E. 2001 The Social Construction of the OceanCambridge, UKCambridge University Press
Stoffle, R. W.Minnis, J.Murphy, A. 2010 Two-MPA model for siting marine protected areas: Bahamian caseCoastal Management 38 501
Strauss, A.Corbin, J. 1990 The Basics of Qualitative Research: Grounded Theory Procedures and TechniquesThousand Oaks, CASage
World Bank 2006 Scaling Up Marine Management, Report 36635-GLBWashington, DC