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Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Jean-Marie Baland and Jean-Philippe Platteau

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book focuses on the efficient and equitable management of local or village-level natural resources. It is divided into two parts. Part 1 provides an in-depth analysis on the optimal use of ... More


The Global Challenge of Sustainable Development

Mohamed T. El-Ashry

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that the world's poor are the ones harmed the most by environmental degradation. This holds true because the poor are more directly dependent on local natural resources and are ... More


Totting Up: Local Resources after the Dissolutions

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the state of local resources after the dissolutions. It looks at the acquisition of additional resources, especially ... More


The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This text is the second of two volumes. Two and a half billion people are affected directly on a day-to-day basis by the allocation and use of local resources. Yet ‘official’ development economics ... More


The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 1

Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240692
eISBN:
9780191714269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240692.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This text is the first of two volumes. Two and a half billion people are affected directly on a day-to-day basis by the allocation and use of local resources. Yet ‘official’ development economics has ... More


Introduction

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the issue of managing local or village-level natural resources. It highlights the difference between regulated common property and private ... More


Legacies and Visions

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on historical interpretations of the impact of the war on the Pacific Islands. Both the process of war and the altered global geopolitical balance brought ideological shifts that ... More


Local Resources: Living off Land and Sea

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how local resources—food, timber, and labor—were utilized by the troops. In terms of the prior experience of most natives, the military marshaled and utilized all three in novel ... More


Is Small Beautiful?

Phil LaRocco

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In 1973 E.F. Schumacher described his key principles concerning lasting, people-centred (sustainable?) development, among them organic change, job intensity, and close ownership. Forty years later, ... More


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