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Transactions in International Land Management, Volume 2

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Series: Transactions in International Management Volume: 2

Edited By: Robert W Dixon-Gough and Reinfried Mansberger

Ashgate

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #122121 | ISBN: 0754617831
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About this book

This volume encourages the study of complex international and multidisciplinary issues involved in international land management. Issues such as: surveying and valuation of the land; concepts of environmental issues of sustainable land development; acquiring semantic data of the land; methodologies and a comparative analysis of contemporary practices; management of the land and tools for planning and land management; land conservation; evolution of the landscape; regulation and legislation relating to land management; and cultural, human and siocial issues of land managment. The fundamental aim of the book is to promote the study of land management, while a second aim is to ensure that research findings are available to a wide audience and the research is integrated into practice.


Contents

Contaminated land investigation and risk assessment - a case study in Portsmouth, J. Clay, T. Viney; analysis on economic constraints to multiple-use forest management in the Amazon region, Z. da Gama, Silva V. Hoeflich, L. Graca; was the change in land ownership necessary?, M. Rizov; riparian zones - issues of definition and management, A. Jarvis, H. Cook; property rights revisited - institutional change and land reform - a case study of community forestry in Nepal, S. Tiwari, F. Quinn; development of land for new urban areas - in search of a new approach, H. de Wolff; land management in rural areas of Poland - beckground to the economic transformation in the nineties, A. Muczynski, S. Surowiec, W. Zebrowski; urban land readjustment in the development process - the influence of property owners, K. Viitanen; land management in small island states, D. greenwood; citizenship, society and the management of land, N. Ravescroft.

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