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Local Environmental Management in a North-South Perspective

M. Flury

Local Environmental Management in a North-South Perspective

by M. Flury

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Ios Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9312146M
    ISBN 101586032224
    ISBN 109781586032227

    The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally, meaning in this case not term is most often applied to the Earth or some parts of Earth. This environment encompasses the interaction of all living species, climate, weather and natural resources that affect human survival and economic activity. The concept of the natural .   The obvious strength of this book is in its appraisal of the currency and, indeed, the relevance of the authors’ political economy perspective on the problems of environmental protection and economic development at the local, national, and global levels.

    This book offers insights on the climate-food nexus as related to resource management by presenting local case studies from Africa, Asia and Europe. It presents case studies from Asia, Africa and Europe, and discusses the local level implementation of celebrated policies. EPA/a ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE EMERGING OIL SHALE INDUSTRY by EPA OIL SHALE RESEARCH GROUP Editors Edward R. Bates Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development Cincinnati, Ohio Terry L. Thoem Office of Energy Policy Coordination Region VIII Denver, Colorado .

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Local Environmental Management in a North-South Perspective by M. Flury Download PDF EPUB FB2

Local environmental management in a North-South perspective: issues of participation and knowledge management. Centralised, expert-led environmental management has lost its acceptance by those affected. Therefore, solutions are increasingly searched for through “participation”, i.e.

by considering the capacities, interests and concerns of citizens and local communities. The authors of this book present practical approaches. Local Environmental Management in a North-South Perspective: Issues of Participation and Knowledge Management: Swiss Priority Programme Environment Stand Alone: : Flury, M.: Fremdsprachige BücherFormat: Taschenbuch.

The Department of Environmental Science and Management (DESM) offers a Minor in Environmental Science as well as Minor in Environmental Management for students of other disciplines.

Each minor program is designed to provide the students with an advanced exposure to the environmental issues. NSU Research Portal This is the central repository of all research and publication artifacts authored by NSU faculty members.

NSU faculty can login to RDS system to publish their content through this repository after duly approved by the relevant authority. In book: Global Change and Sustainable Development.

North-South Perpectives, Chapter: Governance, Environmetal Problems and Local Responses in Mexico, Central American and Caribbean, Editors: NCCR. Local environmental management in a North-South perspective.

Issues of participation and knowledge management. Abstract. The first part of the book focuses on innovative ways of participatory management. In the second part, the authors look at how knowledge links to actual practices of natural resource use, at the conditions of.

Mrs Sharaban Tahura Zaman, is an environmental law lecturer and lawyer based in Bangladesh, working to promote environmental and climate justice. Ms Zaman is a Chevening Scholar and completed her specialized LL.M in 'Global Environment & Climate Change Law' at University of Edinburgh, UK with Merit.

Innovation and Adaptation in a New Environment - Knowledge Management among Peasants in the Upper Ewas Ng'iro River region, Kenya. In: Flury, Manuel; Geiser, Urs (eds.) Local environmental Management in North-South Perspective (pp.

Zürich/Amsterdam: vdf Hochschulverlag/IOS PressCited by: 2. A NORTH SOUTH PERSPECTIVE Course on Theories and Methodologies in Development Studies and Political Ecology in a i.e. the growth of environmental movements or local v. Environmental resource management is the management of the interaction and impact of human societies on the is not, as the phrase might suggest, the management of the environment itself.

Environmental resources management aims to ensure that ecosystem services are protected and maintained for future human generations, and also maintain ecosystem. A Handbook of Environmental Management presents a range of case studies that demonstrate the complementary application of different social science techniques in combination with ecology-based management thinking to the natural environment.

Contemporary environmental management is characterized by an increasing awareness of the need for interdisciplinary Cited by: 6. Sustainable Food Security in the Era of Local and Global Environmental Change Mohamed Behnassi (auth.), Mohamed Behnassi, Olaf Pollmann, Gabrielle Kissinger (eds.) This volume discusses a broad range of vital issues encompassing the production and consumption of food in the current period of climate change.

In my field of urban and regional planning, the role of institutions that the book highlights is increasingly key, and I see this book as a solid contribution to my field as well as to sociology, political science, anthropology, international studies.

Tobias Haller is Professor at the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland. Thomas Breu is Director, Centre for Development and Environment, and Executive Director, International Graduate School North- South, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Tine De Moor is a Professor in the Department of Social and Economic History, Utrecht University, the : Hardcover. New media, development and globalization are the key terms through which the future is being imagined and performed in governance, development initiatives and public and political discourse.

Yet these authoritative terms have arisen within particular cultural and ideological contexts. In using them, we risk promoting over-generalized and seemingly unchallengeable frameworks. Environmental governance for sustainable development: East Asian perspectives, Mori (ed.), United Nations University Press,ISBN IntroductionFile Size: KB.

study of North–South environmental relationships. Third, this book strength-ens one of the analytical cores of political ecology by arguing for a more creative consideration of geographical scales of social and ecological processes and their interactive effects on environmental problems and poli.

David Naguib Pellow is Don A. Martindale Endowed Chair in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Among his books are the award-winning Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago (MIT Press, ) and Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement (coedited with Robert Brulle; MIT.

Cite this chapter as: Vazquez-Brust D.A., Sarkis J., Cordeiro J.J. () Collaboration for Sustainability and Innovation in the Global South: A Cross-Border, Multi-stakeholder by: 2.

Agarwal, A. The North-South perspective: Alienation or interdependence. AMBIO 19(2) Aitken, S.C., et al. Environmental perception and behavioral.With authors from the North, South, East and West of Africa, the book touches diverse applied methods and approaches to meet the pragmatic needs faced by environmental microbiologists in Africa.

Also included are topics on viruses, bacteria (including cyanobacteria), and protozoa, and their importance in disease. AbstractThis chapter examines whether and how local authorities may address climate change, with regard to the scholarly literature and current legal trends.

The focus is municipal authorities, especially those that govern cities. The chapter discusses a number of salient academic debates about the opportunities for and barriers to local climate : Benjamin J Richardson.