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Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Brett M. Bennett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book offers a historical perspective on the global proliferation of protected forest areas and productive timber plantations. It argues that a forest management divergence—the separation of wood ... More


Building Forestry in Mexico: Ambitious Regulations and Popular Evasions

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the introduction of the science of forestry in Mexico, which provides a basis for the country’s forestry laws and policies. It discusses the role of officials of particular ... More


Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Andrew S. Mathews

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book describes Mexico’s efforts over the past one hundred years to manage its forests through forestry science and biodiversity conservation. The author shows that transparent knowledge was ... More


Introduction

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on Mexico’s forestry bureaucracies and the difficult role of the forestry bureaucrats. It traces the introduction of the science of forestry in Mexico around which national ... More


Industrial Forestry, Watershed Control, and the Rise of Community Forestry, 1956–2001

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on Fabricas Papeleras de Tuxtepec (FAPATUX) and Compañía Forestal de Oaxaca, the two timber companies that were awarded the majority of logging contracts for Oaxaca forests in ... More


Working the Indigenous Industrial

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the impact of meetings between indigenous communities and forestry technician encounters on the federal forestry institutions’ stability. It explores the mutually beneficial ... More


State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Andreas Duit (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Many recent studies on environmental governance focus on either the micro-level (the local and the individual) or the macro-level (the global) while neglecting governance at the nation-state level. ... More


Making the Panama Canal Watershed

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the history and politics of watershed management around the Panama Canal. It situates the emergence of canal-related water scarcity concerns and the new administrative ... More


Emergent Global Land Governance

Matias E. Margulis

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Land governance is currently the focus of many new global rule-making projects, marking a sharp break with past practices that sought to exclude land as an international governance issue. ... More


Trends in Global Land-Use Competition

Eric F. Lambin and Patrick Meyfroidt

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter identifies the main land-change trends and competitions in global land use. To produce commodities for global markets, additional land is required and demand competes for the most ... More


Decentralization and Deforestation: Comparing Local Forest Governance Regimes in Latin America

Krister Andersson, Tom Evans, Clark C. Gibson, and Glenn Wright

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how local governance institutions respond to decentralization and how this response affects the stability of the resource base by comparing local forest governance regimes in ... More


Stocks, Flows, and Prospects of Water

Klaus Lindner, Thomas P. Knepper, Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed, Johannes A. C. Barth, Paul J. Crutzen, Fabian M. Dayrit, Heleen De Wever, Motomu Ibaraki, Shinjiro Kanae, Marco Schmidt, and Thomas A. Ternes

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Climate change, growing populations, and expanding urbanization are factors that negatively affect the availability of freshwater. This chapter discusses how to evaluate the sustainability of the ... More


The Conservation Model: Universal Pattern, Local Adaptation

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter traces the origins, development and spread of the “conservation model” of forest management from the late 1400s until the mid-20th century. It challenges historical interpretations which ... More


Plantations: From Security to Profitability

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter analyzes the historical evolution of management methods for establishing timber plantations, from their earliest origins to the proliferation of plantations in tropical developing ... More


Introduction: The Forest Management Divergence

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter introduces the concept of the forest management divergence to analyze the separation of timber production from the protection of forest biodiversity that has occurred globally in the ... More


Agriculture and Forests: Recent Trends, Future Prospects

Navin Ramankutty

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Agriculture occupies nearly one-third of the world’s land while forests make up another third. Deforestation and cropland expansion is expected to continue globally to meet the demands of the growing ... More


Forestry Comes to Oaxaca: Bureaucrats, Gangsters, and Indigenous Communities, 1926–1956

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the introduction of the science of forestry to Oaxaca from 1926 to 1956. It describes the efforts of the forest officials in protecting forests during the 1930s by building a ... More


Conclusion

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book presents an introduction of forestry science in Mexico along with its institutionalization through the Mexican forest service expansion and the role of Oaxaca’s indigenous forest ... More


Coffee Agroforestry in the Aftermath of Modernization: Diversified Production and Livelihood Strategies in Post-Reform Nicaragua

Silke Mason Westphal

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyzes coffee agroforestry in Meseta, western Nicaragua by using household survey data from small shade-grown coffee growers of different social backgrounds, and presents information ... More


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