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Efficiency and Low Costs Under Non‐Limiting Supply Conditions in Bhutan

L. Webb Edward and Dorji Lam

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/9780199213832.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the question of why forest-related institutions evolved under non-limiting conditions in Bhutan. It finds that nationalization and protection policies have resulted in two kinds ... More


Presence and Representation

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/9780199569687.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter introduces the book and outlines its scope. It spells out the ideas that motivated the research, what we can learn from existing studies, and where the gaps lie. It also outlines the ... More


* Pan-Tropical Perspectives on Forest Resurgence

Alan Grainger

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Deforestation and forest degradation have so dominated the discourses about forest trend that the evidence for natural forest regeneration has been limited by the fact that no one thought to collect ... More


* Jungles, Forests, and the Theatre of Wars: Insurgency, Counterinsurgency, and the Political Forest in Southeast Asia

Nancy Lee Pelusq and Peter Yandergeest

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Many forest management institutions and the ideologies that govern them, all hallmarks of modern states, were produced in Southeast Asia in the crucible of war. Insurgencies, ethnic wars, and “Cold ... More


* The Invisible Map: Community Tenure Rights

Deborah Deborah Barry

Ruth Meinzen-Dick (ed.)

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In recent history, forests have been seen as the purview of the the state and private managers, regardless of historical uses and users. Local communities were often invisible to state institutions, ... More


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