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Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development: Other Paths for Papua New Guinea

Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835880
eISBN:
9780824871611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Papua New Guinea is going through a crisis: A concentration on conventional approaches to development, including an unsustainable reliance on mining, forestry, and foreign aid, has contributed to the ... More


Hegemony in Guyana: REDD-plus and State Control over Indigenous Peoples and Resources

Janette Bulkan

in The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter, Janette Bulkan offers a social scientific analysis of the controversies surrounding Guyana’s efforts to reduce forest carbon emissions. In 2009, the governments of Norway and Guyana ... More


Landscape, Nature, Nationhood: A Historical Geography of Ruhuna (Yala) National Park

Tariq Jazeel

in Sacred Modernity: Nature, Environment and the Postcolonial Geographies of Sri Lankan Nationhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318863
eISBN:
9781846319976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318863.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This first chapter of Part I (on ‘Ruhuna (Yala) National Park’) introduces Sri Lanka's most famous national park, Ruhuna. Drawing on landscape theory drawn from cultural geography, art history and ... More


Improvement I:: The Lowland Estates (1767–1800)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter outlines the attempts to improve the Duke of Buccleuch’s predominantly arable, lowland estates. Beginning with an outline of the Duke’s personal involvement in farming and improvement, ... More


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