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Challenging Coasts: Transdisciplinary Excursions into Integrated Coastal Zone Development

Edited By: Leontine E Visser

248 pages, 25 b/w illus

Amsterdam University Press

Paperback | Apr 2004 | #148232 | ISBN: 9053566821
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Examines the issues involved in managing coastal zones. Contributors to this volume argue that coastal zones pose a developmental rather than a management challenge and require a multidisciplinary response from the social and natural sciences.

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Leontine Visser is Professor of Rural Development Sociology at Wageningen University and Research Centre. As an anthropologist, she focusses on the use of and access to natural resources. She is team leader of the Centre for Maritime Research (MARE) of UvA/WUR.

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