Human Systems Ecology
Studies In The Integration Of Political Economy, Adaptation, And Socionatural Regions
This book presents nine case studies which illustrate an approach to the interface between human ecology, political economy, and adaptive decision making, demonstrating the power of analyzing socionatural regions from a human systems ecology perspective.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Ecology, Irrigation, and the State in the Tehuacan Valley 3. The Struggle for Autonomy: Irrigation and Power in Highland Peru 4. Market Places, Market Channels, Market Strategies: Levels for Analysis of a Regional System 5. The Context of the Cotton/Cereal Equation in Burkina Faso 6. The Ecology of Farm Management in a Swampland Region of Indonesia 7. Local Production, Regional Articulations, and the Small Farmer in Swaziland 8. The National and Regional Context of Local Level Agricultural Strategies: The Case of Small Holders in Northeastern Iran 9. Horizontal and Vertical Linkages in Highland Antioquia, Colombia: The Architecture of the Landscape 10. The Political Economy of Agricultural Growth and Rural Transformation in Honduras and Mexico