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Title Conservation of neotropical forests : working from traditional resource use / Kent H. Redford and Christine Padoch, editors.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  333.75160913 CONS {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 475 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Biological resource management in the tropics.
Biological resource management in the tropics.
Notes Papers from a workshop requested and funded by the United States office of the Man and the Biosphere Program and held in early 1989.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Traditional Peoples and the Biosphere: Framing the Issues and Defining the Terms / Marianne Schmink, Kent H. Redford, Christine Padoch 3 -- Part I. Indigenous Peoples -- 2. Interpreting and Applying the "Reality" of Indigenous Concepts: What Is Necessary to Learn from the Natives? / Darrell Addison Posey 21 -- 3. People of the Fallow: A Historical Ecology of Foraging in Lowland South America / William Balee 35 -- 4. Traditional Productive Systems of the Awa (Cuaiquer) Indians of Southwestern Colombia and Neighboring Ecuador / Jorge E. Orejuela 58 -- 5. Resource Use, Traditional Technology, and Change Among Native Peoples of Lowland South America / Hillard Kaplan, Kate Kopischke 83 -- 6. Neotropical Indigenous Hunters and Their Neighbors: Siriono, Chimane, and Yuqui Hunting on the Bolivian Frontier / Allyn Maclean Stearman 108 -- Part II. Folk Societies -- 7. Caboclo and Ribereno Resource Management in Amazonia: A Review / Mario Hiraoka 134 -- 8. Diversity, Variation, and Change in Ribereno Agriculture / Christine Padoch, Wil De Jong 158 -- 9. Logic of Extraction: Resource Management and Income Generation by Extractive Producers in the Amazon Estuary / Anthony B. Anderson, Edviges Marta Ioris 175 -- Part III. Case Studies of Resource Management Projects in Protected and Unprotected Areas: Institutional Perspectives -- 10. Xateros, Chicleros, and Pimenteros: Harvesting Renewable Tropical Forest Resources in the Guatemalan Peten / James D. Nations 208 -- 11. Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area of Belize / F. William Burley 220 -- 12. Chimane Conservation Program in Beni, Bolivia: An Effort for Local Participation / Liliana C. Campos Dudley 228 -- 13. Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve: Human Needs and Natural Resource Conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon / Flavio Coello Hinojosa 245 -- 14. Wildlands and Human Needs Program: Putting Rural Development to Work for Conservation / Dennis Glick, Michael Wright 259 -- 15. Building Institutions for Sustainable Development in Acre, Brazil / Marianne Schmink 276 -- Part IV. New Directions in Research and Action -- 16. Amuesha Forest Use and Management: An Integration of Indigenous Use and Natural Forest Management / Jan Salick 305 -- 17. Incorporation of Game Animals into Small-Scale Agroforestry Systems in the Neotropics / Kent H. Redford, Bert Klein, Carolina Murcia 333 -- 18. Common Property Resources in the Neotropics: Theory, Management Progress, and an Action Agenda / Peter H. May 359 -- 19. Valuing Land Uses in Amazonia: Colonist Agriculture, Cattle, and Petty Extraction in Comparative Perspective / Susanna B. Hecht 379 -- 20. Buying in the Forests: A New Program to Market Sustainably Collected Tropical Forest Products Protects Forests and Forest Residents / Jason Clay 400 -- 21. Neotropical Moist Forests: Priorities for the Next Two Decades / Robert J. A. Goodland 416.
Summary Experts from both the natural and social sciences provide vital information for understanding the interactions of forest peoples and forest resources in the lowland tropics of Central and South America. They investigate patterns of traditional resource use, evaluate existing research, and explore new directions for furthering the conservationist agenda.
Other author Padoch, Christine.
Redford, Kent Hubbard.
Subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Indians of South America -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Indians of Central America -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Rain forest ecology -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Rain forest conservation -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Forest management -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Traditional farming -- Latin America -- Congresses.
ISBN 0231076029
0231076037 (paperback) £16.00