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  1. State, Society and the Environment in South Asia

    By Stig Toft Madsen

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    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...

    Published February 15th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Movements in Asia

    By Arne Kalland, Gerard Persoon

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    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...

    Published October 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Challenges in South-East Asia

    By Victor T. King

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    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...

    Published June 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Images of Nature

    Cultural Perspectives

    By Pamela J. Asquith, Arne Kalland

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    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...

    Published December 15th 1996 by Routledge

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