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Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Reuben P. Keller, Marc W. Cadotte, and Glenn Sandiford

Abstract

We live in a globalized world in which people and goods are transported across ecosystem boundaries in greater volumes and faster than ever before. One consequence of globalization has been the introduction, establishment, and spread of many thousands of species beyond the ecosystems in which they evolved. Many of these species cause harm, and are referred to as invasive. This sub-set of non-native species is now recognized to be one of the largest global drivers of environmental change, and policy is being developed at local, national and international scales to address the issues. Enacting p ... More

Keywords: Book keywords, invasive species, policy, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780226166049
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Reuben P. Keller, editor
Assistant professor of Environmental Science at Loyola University Chicago

Marc W. Cadotte, editor

Glenn Sandiford, editor
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Front Matter

Chapter One Working across Disciplines to Understand and Manage Invasive Species

Reuben P. Keller, Marc Cadotte, and Glenn Sandiford

Chapter Four Fish Tales

Glenn Sandiford

Chapter Seven All in the Family

Marc W. Cadotte and Lanna S. Jin

Chapter Nine Evaluating the Economic Costs and Benefits of Slowing the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer

Jonathan Bossenbroek, Audra Croskey, David Finnoff, Louis Iverson, Shana M. McDermott, Anantha Prasad, Charles Sims, and Davis Sydnor

Chapter Ten Climate Change Challenges in the Management of Invasive Sea Lamprey in Lake Superior

James F. Kitchell, Timothy Cline, Val Bennington, and Galen A. McKinley

Chapter Seventeen Final Thoughts: Nature and Human Nature

Glenn Sandiford, Reuben P. Keller, and Marc Cadotte

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