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The Empire Strikes Back

S. RAVI RAJAN

in Modernizing Nature: Forestry and Imperial Eco-Development 1800-1950

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277964
eISBN:
9780191707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the origins of the Empire Forestry Conferences, and in particular the role of the imperial forestry community and its allies in the United Kingdom in bringing the conferences ... More


So Far So Good: Next Steps in Community Forestry

Keshav Raj Kanel

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents the evolution of the community forestry program in Nepal. Community forests as commons are parts of national forest, managed and used by local communities organized into ... More


Contrasting Theory and Practice: The World Bank and Social Capital in Rural Mexico

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter continues the emphasis on cross-regional comparison, addressing the role of both transnational and national actors by focusing on World Bank-funded rural development projects. The ... More


Who Pays for Conservation: Evidence from Forestry in Nepal

Arun Khatri‐Chhetri

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The contribution of forest products to household income differs according to the household's socio-economic characteristics and institutional differences in the management of community forestry. The ... More


Is Cooperation Costly with Diverse Economic Agents?

Bhim Adhikari

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Under the Nepal forestry programme, open-access forests have been transferred to forest user groups under a community-based property rights regime. This chapter examines the relationship between ... More


Conservation in Indonesia

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on various forest-conservation efforts in Indonesia, where the recent democratic transition offers possibilities for new policies in community forestry. The abundance of forest ... More


From Absence to Negotiated Presence

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter traces the history of South Asian women's absence from traditional village institutions, such as caste and tribal councils, and the process of their inclusion in contemporary ... More


Fieldsites and Field Profile

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Providing a background to the empirical chapters that follow, this chapter outlines the steps involved in the collection of primary data from India and Nepal on which this study is based. It ... 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


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


Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Bina Agarwal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on ... More


Conservation and Regeneration

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Would enhancing women's presence in community forestry institutions improve forest conservation and regeneration? This little addressed question is the focus of this chapter. It statistically ... More


Debating the forest

Sarinda Singh

in Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines forest decline and the importance of forest resources for the Lao economy. It first considers forest degradation and fragmentation in Laos and goes on to discuss two contrasting ... More


Encountering Conservation: Resources, Communities, and Governance

Ben Campbell

in Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Devolved forest user group organizations prompted questions about villagers’ broader power relations. They tested whether devolution of rights of forest use genuinely transferred ownership to village ... More


Sustainable Harvesting: A Local View

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the issue of sustainable rattan harvesting from a local perspective. Defining and implementing sustainable use of tropical forests and its products have been the subject of ... More


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