Robert Richardson Sears

Psychology Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
"Robert Sears"

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Presents an obituary for Robert R. Sears. Robert Richardson Sears, David Starr Jordan professor of psychology at Stanford University, chair of the Department of Psychology, 1953-1961, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, 1961-1970, and organizer and first head at Stanford of the Boys' Town Center for Youth Development, now known as the Center for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families, died at his home in Menlo Park, California, on May 22, 1989. Born in Palo Alto on August 31, 1908, he was 80 at the time of his death. During a period of failing health in his last year, he continued with his professional writing as best he could. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Snedden Sears, following 57 years of married life, and two grown children, David O. Sears and Nancy Sears Barker, plus six grandchildren. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)

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Sears RR, Steward AM. (2014) Education, ecology and poverty reduction Integrating Ecology and Poverty Reduction: the Application of Ecology in Development Solutions. 17-37
Sears RR, Pinedo-Vasquez M. (2011) Forest Policy Reform and the Organization of Logging in Peruvian Amazonia Development and Change. 42: 609-631
Brondízio ES, Sears RR, Futemma C, et al. (2011) The Várzea: Old challenges and new demands for integrated research in the coming decade The Amazon VáRzea: the Decade Past and the Decade Ahead. 345-356
Pinedo-Vasquez MA, Sears RR. (2011) Várzea forests: Multifunctionality as a resource for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity The Amazon VáRzea: the Decade Past and the Decade Ahead. 187-206
Padoch C, Brondizio E, Costa S, et al. (2008) Urban forest and rural cities: Multi-sited households, consumption patterns, and forest resources in Amazonia Ecology and Society. 13
Sears RR, Padoch C, Pinedo-Vasquez M. (2007) Amazon forestry tranformed: Integrating knowledge for smallholder timber managemet in eastern Brazil Human Ecology. 35: 697-707
Melnick DJ, Navarro YK, McNeely J, et al. (2005) The Millennium Project: the positive health implications of improved environmental sustainability. Lancet (London, England). 365: 723-5
Padoch C, Sears RR. (2005) Conserving concepts: In praise of sustainability Conservation Biology. 19: 39-41
Dávalos LM, Sears RR, Raygorodetsky G, et al. (2003) Regulating access to genetic resources under the Convention on Biological Diversity: An analysis of selected case studies Biodiversity and Conservation. 12: 1511-1524
Sears RR, Dávalos LM, Ferraz G. (2001) Missing the forest for the profits: The role of multinational corporations in the international forest regime Journal of Environment and Development. 10: 345-364
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