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State, Society and the Environment in South Asia

Series: Man and Nature in Asia Volume: 3

Edited By: Stig Toft Madsen

Routledge Curzon

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #98095 | ISBN: 0700706143
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Provides insights into the management and mismanagement of resources in India and Pakistan.


From wild pigs to foreign trees - oral histories of environmental change in Rajasthan, Ann Grodzins Gold; the use of metaphor in Himalayan resource management, Tor Aase; a community management plan -the Van Gujjars and the Rajaji National Park, Pernille Gooch; the role of voluntary organizations in environmental service provision, Hakan Tropp; international production of pesticides - case study of Gujarat, India, Petter Lindstad; linkages between income distribution and environmental degradation in rural India, Rabindra Nath Chakraborty; deforestation and entrepreneurship in the north-west frontier province, Pakistan, Are J. Knudsen; the irrigation public - the state and local management in colonial irrigaiton, David Gilmartin; when the wells ran dry - tragedy of collective action among farmers in south India, Staffan Lindberg; nature, state and market - implementing international regimes in India, Ronald Herring.

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