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Application of capability approach to assess the role of ecosystem services in the well-being of Indigenous Australians

Sangha, Kamaljit K.; Le Brocque, Andrew; Costanza, Robert; Cadet-James, Yvonne


The well-being of Indigenous people in Australia and throughout the world is linked to the use and value of natural resources. This research analyses the current well-being approach applied to measure well-being of Indigenous Australians. It reports findings from three case studies in Queensland on Indigenous people's values and concerns and their capabilities in relation to natural systems. It applies a holistic approach based upon the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and Sen's capability...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Ecology and Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2015.09.001
Access Rights: Open Access


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