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Reframing Deforestation: Global Analyses and Local Realities: Studies in West Africa

Series: Routledge Research Global Environment Change

By: James Fairhead and Melissa Leach

238 pages, Tabs, 19 maps

Routledge

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #81330 | ISBN: 0415185912
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81329 | ISBN: 0415185904
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About this book

This study reviews how West African deforestation is represented and the evidence which informs deforestation orthodoxy. On a country-by-country basis (covering Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin), and using historical and social anthropological evidence, the authors evaluate this orthodoxy critically.


Contents

Deforestation in West Africa - the foundations of orthodoxy; Cote d'Ivoire; Liberia; Ghana; Benin; Togo; Sierra Leone; power and knowledge of deforestation.

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