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Further Reading and References.

Broten, M.D. & Said, M. (1995) Population trends of ungulates in and around Kenya's Masai Mara Reserve. Serengeti II: dynamics, management and conservation of an ecosystem (ed. by A.R.E. Sinclair & P. Arcese), pp. 169-193. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Coast, E. (2000) Maasai demography. PhD. Thesis, University of London.

Dublin, H.T. (1995) Vegetation dynamics in the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem: The role of elephants, fire and other factors. Serengeti II: dynamics, management and conservation of an ecosystem (ed. by A.R.E. Sinclair & P. Arcese), pp. 71-90. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Galaty, J.G. (1992) "The land is yours": social and economic factors in the privatization, sub-division and sale of Maasai ranches. Nomadic Peoples. 30, 26-40.

Homewood, K.M. & Rodgers, W.A. (1991) Maasailand ecology: pastoral development and wildlife conservation in Ngorongoro, Tanzania, p 298. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Homewood, K., Lambin, E.F., Coast, E., Kariuki, A., Kikula, I., Kivelia, J., Said, M., Serneels, S. & Thompson, M. (2001) Long-term changes in Serengeti-Mara wildebeest and land cover: pastoralism, population, or policies? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 98 (22), 12,544-12,549.

KLWT (2001) Koyake, Lemek and Olchorro Ranches: Natural Resources Management Plan. Koyake-Lemek Wildlife Trust and Olchorro Oiroua Wildlife Conservation Association, in association with the Maasai Mara Management Committee. African Conservation Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.

Lamprey, R.H. (1984) Maasai impact on Kenya savanna vegetation: a remote sensing approach. PhD Thesis, University of Aston-in-Birmingham, UK.

Lamprey, R.H. & Waller, R. (1990) The Loita-Mara Region in historical times: patterns of subsistence, settlement and ecological change. Early pastoralists of south-western Kenya (ed. by P. Robertshaw), pp. 16-35. Memoir 11, British Institute in Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.

Nestel, P.S. (1986) A society in transition: developmental and seasonal influences on the nutrition of Masai women and children. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 8, 2-18.

Norton-Griffiths, M. (1995) Economic incentives to develop the rangelands of the Serengeti: implications for wildlife conservation. Serengeti II: dynamics, management and conservation of an ecosystem (ed. by A.R.E. Sinclair & P. Arcese), pp. 588-604. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Ottichilo, W.K., de Leeuw, J., Skidmore, A.K., Prins, H.H.T. and Said, M.Y. Population trends of large non-migratory wild herbivores and livestock in the Masai Mara ecosystem, Kenya, between 1977 and 1997 African Journal of Ecology 38: 202-216.

Parkipuny, M.S. (1997) Pastoralism, conservation and development in the Greater Serengeti Region. Multiple land-use: the experience of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania (ed. by D.M. Thompson), pp. 143-168. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Prins, H.H.T (1992) The pastoral road to extinction: competition between wildlife and traditional pastoralism in East Africa. Environmental Conservation. 19(2), 117-123.

Sinclair, A.R.E. & Arcese, P. Serengeti II: dynamics, management and conservation of an ecosystem. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Serneels, S. & Lambin, E.F. (2001) Impact of land-use changes on the wildebeest migration in the northern part of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Journal of Biogeography. 28, 391-407.

Taiti, S.W. (1973) A vegetation survey of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Narok District, Kenya. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Nairobi.

Thompson, D.M., and Homewood, K.M. (2002) Entrepreneurs, elites and exclusion in Maasailand, Human Ecology. 30 (1), 107-138


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