Mary Douglas and the fear of wolves

Ketil Skogen

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA

Ketil Skogen is a sociologist whose main research interest is conflicts over land use and conservation in a socio-economic and socio-cultural perspective, as well as social change and class relations in rural areas. He has studied conflicts over large carnivores in Norway and internationally since 1999.

Abstract

Wolves are controversial in many places, and definitely so in Norway and Sweden. Recent developments have shifted focus (at the highest political and judicial levels in both countries) from problematic material impact of wolf... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Ketil Skogen (Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA)
  2. Helene Figari (Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA)

Topic Areas

Topics: Engaging with the Public , Topics: Human-Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Discourses about Wildlife

Session

T-1B » HWC: Wolf (08:00 - Tuesday, 19th September, Assembly Hall B)

Presentation Files

Skogen_fear_of_wolves.pptx