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As speedily constructing Asian international locations subscribe to the worldwide economic climate, they're being pressured to confront the environmental degradation that accompanies such sped up development. during this quantity, a bunch of individuals explores the intersection of politics, economics, society and the surroundings in Asia.

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Philip Dearden, "Tourism and development in Southeast Asia: Some • lullenges for the future," in A. Pongsapich, M. Howard, and J. Amyot, Regional I Vwlopment and Change in Southeast Asia in the 1990s, p. 215. See, Gregory Hodgson an«! |ohn A. Dixon, Logging Versus Fisheries and Tourism in Palawan, Occasional I 'aper No. 7 (Honolulu: East-West Environment and Policy Institute, 1988). r>5. Dearden, 'Tourism and development in Southeast Asia," p. 219. Also see, I >a vid lolly, "Greener beaches: Thailand aims to clean up tourist resorts," in Far I ntern Economic Review, 13 August, 1992, p.

4. There are numerous critical studies of deforestation and forest management in Asia. V. Nadkarni, The Political Economy of Forest Use and Management ( N e w Delhi: Sage Publications, 1989); Ramachandra Guha, The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989); Vandana Shiva, Forestry Crisis and Forestry Myths: A Critical Review of Tropical Forests: A Call for Action (Penang: World Rainforest Movement, 1987); and Robert S. Anderson and Walter Huber, The Hour of the Fox: Tropical Forests, the World Bank, and Indigenous People in Central India (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988).

46. Chandan Datta, "Yamuna River turned sewer," in Economic and Political Weekly, 5-12 December, 1992, pp. 2633-2636. Introduction 31 47. E. ii id D. A. thesis, University of Guelph, School of Rural Planning and Development, 1990). 48. Coastal Management in Pak Phanang, p. 64. 49. See, P. F. Bird. Man in the Mangroves: The Socio-economic Situation of Human Settlements in Mangrove Forests (Tokyo: United Nations I Jniversity, 1986). Also see, Padma Narsey Lai, Conservation of Mangroves in Fiji, Occasional Paper No.

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