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A Mandate for Trees

Alon Tal

in All the Trees of the Forest: Israel's Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300189506
eISBN:
9780300190700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189506.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Afforestation was one of the top priorities of the 1920 British Mandate of Palestine. Among the very first pieces of legislation passed by the incoming civil administration was a 1920 Ordinance for ... More


State Power to Persist: Contemporary Forms of Forest Access Control

Nancy Lee Peluso

in Rich Forests, Poor People: Resource Control and Resistance in Java

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520073777
eISBN:
9780520915534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520073777.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The reorganization of the State Forestry Corporation of Java (Perum Perhutani or SFC), under Soeharto's New Order and the economic growth thrust of the New Order state, characterized Forestry's ... More


Toward Integrated Social Forestry

Nancy Lee Peluso

in Rich Forests, Poor People: Resource Control and Resistance in Java

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520073777
eISBN:
9780520915534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520073777.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers some of the prospects for a program of constructive change in the management of Java's forest. The most recent social forestry program in Java aims to release some of the ... 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


Structures of Access Control, Repertoires of Resistance

Nancy Lee Peluso

in Rich Forests, Poor People: Resource Control and Resistance in Java

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520073777
eISBN:
9780520915534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520073777.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a theoretical framework for the confrontation between state and peasant interests in the forest, exploring the ideology, or “culture,” of state authority and legitimacy (in ... More


Regenerating Forests in Tropical Landscapes

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses how tropical forests regenerate within a larger spatial context of human-modified landscapes, where natural or semi-natural habitats coexist within a matrix of different types ... More


Synthesis: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Forest regeneration and ecological restoration in tropical regions can have important co-benefits for the billions of people who depend on forests for their livelihoods and wellbeing. Existing ... More


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