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State, Society and the Environment in South Asia

State, Society and the Environment in South Asia

1st Edition

Stig Toft Madsen
July 13, 2016

Contemporary thinking favours local participation and local stake-holding under a decentralized, democratic framework as the just and efficient solution to contemporary South Asian environmental dilemmas and crises. In a series of case studies and more extensive audits, a group of mainly Nordic and...

Environmental Challenges in South-East Asia

Environmental Challenges in South-East Asia

1st Edition

Victor T. King
July 08, 2016

This volume discusses environmental change, natural resource exploitation and the prospect for ecological sustainability in Southeast Asia. The contributors including sociologists, geographers, anthropologists, economists, political economists and historians, presents the findings of...

Environmental Movements in Asia

Environmental Movements in Asia

1st Edition

Arne Kalland, Gerard Persoon
October 23, 1998

This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies.Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate...

Japanese Images of Nature Cultural Perspectives

Japanese Images of Nature Cultural Perspectives

1st Edition

Pamela J. Asquith, Arne Kalland
December 16, 1996

It is often claimed that the Japanese have a particular love for nature, a love often reflected in their art and material culture. But today equal notice is being given to the environmental degradation caused by the Japanese at home as well as abroad. How can these phenomena be reconciled? This ...

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