Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-wildlife Relations
Basing this work on his ethnographic fieldwork in mountain villages of Japan's Kii Peninsula in the late 1980s (for a doctoral thesis submitted in 1992 to the London School of Economics), Knight (Queens U. Belfast) examines an issue relevant to any locale debating whether to re-introduce wolves. His analysis draws on the observation from structural
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