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Mountain Environments and Communities

Edited By: Romala Parish and Don Funnell

415 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Routledge

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #116665 | ISBN: 041518102X
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116664 | ISBN: 0415181011
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About this book

Explains the background physical environments and explores the environmental and social dimensions of mountain regions.


Contents

Part 1: The Study of Mountains 1: Mountains in geographical enquiry Part 2: Components of Mountain Environments and Livelihoods 2: The physical environment of mountain regions; 3: The cultural framework; 4: The production environment: the significance of the physical environment for livelihoods Part 3: Mountains in Transition 5: Environmental change; 6: Demographic transformation; 7: Economic and political development Part 4: Mountain policy and intervention 8: Deforestation and degradation; 9: Conservation in mountain environments; 10: Policy and development initiatives in mountain areas

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