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Rural Planning and Management

Series: Managing the Environment for Sustainable Development

Edited By: Joe Morris, Alison Bailey, R Kerry Turner and Ian J Bateman

Edward Elgar

Hardback | May 2001 | #116781 | ISBN: 1840642203
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Presents a selection of writings which explore the key issues in the debate on the management of the rural environment for sustainable development.


Part 1 Rural challenge: European perspectives - social welfare in rural Europe, Mark Shucksmith et al, rural employment in industrialized countries, John Bryden and Ray Bollman, regulating the new rural spaces - the uneven development of land, Philip Lowe et al, agricultural liberalization in the European Union - an analysis of the implications for nature conservation, Clive Potter and Philip Goodwin; developing country perspectives - rural development strategies in low income countries - poverty reduction, productivity gains and decentralization, Deryke Belshaw, household strategies and rural livelihood diversification, Frank Ellis. Part 2 Concepts and approaches: property rights - private property rights and presumptive policy entitlements - reconsidering the premises of rural policy, Daniel W. Bromley and Ian Hodge, property rights as policy tools for sustainable development, Keith D. Wiebe and Ruth Meinzen-Dick; social capital - social capital as natural capital - a comparative analysis of land tenure and natural resource management in Guatemala, Elizabeth G. Katz; natural capital - natural and reproducible capital and the sustainability of land use in the UK, Martin Whitby and W. Neil Adger; conservation planning - landscape ecology and countryside planning - vision, theory and practice, Paul Selman, a scale-independent, site conservation planning framework in the nature conservancy, Karen A. Poiani et al; market led approach - seven steps to market - the development of the market-led approach to countryside conservation and recreation, Kevin D. Bishop and Adrian A.C. Phillips; development and environment - the environment and structural adjustment - lessons for policy interventions in the 1990s, Michael Redclift, market liberalization and environmental assessment in developing and transitional economies, Colin Kirkpatrick and Norman Lee. Part 3 Rural sector issues: agriculture - the challenge of sustainability at the farm level - presidential address, Paul Webster, European features for sustainable development - a contribution to the dialogue, Jan Diek van Mansvelt and Jessie A. Mulder, the promising spread of sustainable agriculture in Asia, Jules Pretty and Rachel Hine, environmental stewardship in UK agriculture - a comparison of the environmentally sensitive area programme and the countryside stewardship scheme in South East England, Matt Lobley and Clive Potter, assessing the success of agri-environmental policy in the UK, Nick Hanley et al; protected areas - protected for ever? factors shaping the future of protected areas policy, Kevin Bishop et al, problems of wildlife management and land use in Kenya, Cleophas Lado; forestry - the role of forestry in meeting planning objectives, Paul Selman, from wasteland to wonderland - opencast mining, regeneration and the English national forest, Paul Choke et al, conserved to death - are tropical forests being overprotected from people?, David Wood; energy - biomass energy in Western Europe t

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