NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

  • State, Society and the Environment in South Asia

    By Stig Toft Madsen

    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…

    Hardback – 1999-02-15
    Routledge
    NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

  • Environmental Movements in Asia

    By Arne Kalland, Gerard Persoon

    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…

    Paperback – 1998-10-22
    Routledge
    NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

  • Environmental Challenges in South-East Asia

    By Victor T. King

    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…

    Hardback – 1998-06-22
    Routledge
    NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

  • Japanese Images of Nature

    Cultural Perspectives

    By Pamela J. Asquith, Arne Kalland

    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…

    Paperback – 1996-12-15
    Routledge
    NIAS Man and Nature in Asia