Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas in South and Southeast Asia: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas in South and Southeast Asia

1st Edition

By Marcus Colchester, Christian Erni

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs

335 pages

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Paperback: 9788790730185
pub: 1999-01-01
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The book examines current biodiversity conservation practices in South and Southeast Asia as they relate to indigenous peoples' rights. The 12 case studies from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines are based on presentations made at a conference in Malaysia, in 1998. Each of the contributions is followed by a summary of the main issues addressed during the subsequent discussions, and the book ends with three articles analysing the state-of-affairs of biodiversity conservation in the region in light of the 'new approach' taken by the conservation organisations. Conclusions and recommendations are made. The book forms a valuable contribution to the discussion of indigenous peoples' and protected areas.

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International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General