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Title Carving out a future : forests, livelihoods and the international woodcarving trade / edited by Anthony Cunningham, Bruce Campbell and Brian Belcher.

Published Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.

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Physical description xxii, 293 pages : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Livelihoods, Carving and Conservation / Brian Belcher, Anthony Cunningham, Bruce Campbell 1 -- History, culture and tradition 2 -- Woodcarving: Big business and petty trade 3 -- Attention to livelihoods 4 -- Learning from experience 5 -- Wood supply and conservation 6 -- Carving out a future 9 -- 2 Global Overview: Tradition, Technology and Trade / Anthony Cunningham 11 -- Carvers' preferences: Wood properties and products 13 -- Regional differences and distinctiveness 16 -- Change, innovation and commercialization 23 -- Future trends 27 -- 3 Chasing the Wooden Rhino: The Case of Woodcarving in Kenya / Simon K. Choge, Anthony Cunningham, William Ellery 31 -- History of woodcarving 32 -- Carving in the context of other Kenyan wood markets 35 -- Woodcarving: Supply of raw materials 35 -- Wood processing and carving 36 -- Successful trade, declining resource base 38 -- Forestry policy and commercial woodcarving 40 -- 4 Drums and Hornbills / Patrick Omeja, Anthony Cunningham, Joseph Obua 43 -- History of drum-making 43 -- Species selection and volumes used 45 -- Tree abundance and size-class distribution 46 -- Supply and demand 50 -- Ecosystem and socio-cultural implications of resource depletion 51 -- Management implications 52 -- 5 Sculpture and Identity: The Makonde African Blackwood Carving Movement / Zachary Kingdon 53 -- Development of the Makonde African blackwood carving movement 54 -- Importance of patronage: The case of Mohamed Peera 57 -- Blackwood sculpting and identity 60 -- African blackwood and identity 63 -- 6 Fallbacks and Tourist Traps: Carving Wood in Southern Zimbabwe / Wavell Standa-Gunda, Oliver Braedt 67 -- Chivi study area 68 -- Characteristics of the woodcraft markets 69 -- Policy environment 76 -- Conservation and development lessons 78 -- 7 Bowls, Spoons and Other Useful Items: The Kiaat Woodcrafters of Bushbuckridge, South Africa / Sheona E. Shackleton 81 -- Geographic and socio-economic setting of the case 82 -- Bushbuckridge woodcraft industry in context 84 -- Wood sources, access and characteristics of the resource base 87 -- Processing industry 95 -- Trade and markets 99 -- Way forward 101 -- 8 Carvers, Conservation and Certification in India / Sudipto Chatterjee, Manish Pande, Govinda Pangging, Gitika Goswami 103 -- Diversity of products and scale of production 104 -- Growth and limits to growth 108 -- Logs and livelihoods 109 -- Resource and forestry policy implications: No wood, no work 110 -- Alternative supply sources 113 -- State and United Nations support in policy and practice 115 -- 9 Colour, Sustainability and Market Sense in Bali / Dede Rohadi, Pipin Permadi, Syarif Hidayat 121 -- Historical background 121 -- Trends in wood species used 123 -- Impacts on regional development and livelihoods 126 -- Support for the development of the woodcarving industry 130 -- 10 'Too Many Trees!': Aboriginal Woodcarvers in Australia / Jennifer Koenig, Jon C. Altman, Anthony D. Griffiths 135 -- Aboriginal woodcarving 136 -- Aboriginal art industry in Australia 138 -- Aboriginal woodcarvers in Maningrida, central Arnhem Land 140 -- Future directions 145 -- 11 Fantasy Figures: Bursera Woodcarving in Oaxaca, Mexico / Silvia E. Purata, Michael Chibnik, Berry J. Brosi, Ana Maria Lopez 147 -- History of carving 148 -- Resource base 150 -- Harvesters 152 -- Carvers and carving 154 -- Trends and prospects 157 -- 12 Linaloe Wood Handicrafts: Natural and Social Witnesses / Paul Hersch-Martinez, Robert Glass 161 -- History 162 -- Natural resources and conflicting uses 163 -- Production process 165 -- Trade 170 -- Contribution of linaloe craftsmanship to household income 171 -- Trends 171 -- 13 Getting Out of the Woods: Learning from a Comparison of Cases / Brian Belcher, Ramadhani Achdiawan 175 -- Case comparison: Methods 176 -- Woodcarving cases 177 -- Comparison with other NTFPs 179 -- Role of NTFPs in household economies 186 -- Organization in the processing sector 188 -- Investing in the woodcarving sector 189 -- 14 Ecological Footprints: Carving, Sustainability and Scarcity / Anthony Cunningham, Bruce Campbell, Brian Belcher, Ramadhani Achdiawan 199 -- Focal families and genera 201 -- Context and carving woods: Multiple reasons for scarcity 207 -- Predicting carver responses to wood scarcity 209 -- Resource managers and conservationists: What's your worst nightmare? 214 -- Beyond trees: 'Ecological footprints' and wildlife 220 -- Transition from wild harvest to tree cultivation 224 -- 15 Certification of Woodcarving / Susanne F. Schmitt, David R. Maingi 229 -- What is certification and what can it do for woodcarving? 229 -- Certifying Kenyan woodcarvings 234 -- Overcoming the constraints to certifying Kenyan woodcarvings 238 -- 16 Carving Out a Future: Planning for Woodcarving in the 21st Century / Bruce Campbell, Anthony Cunningham, Brian Belcher 249 -- Why woodcarving is important 249 -- What needs to be done: Towards best practice 256 -- What needs to be done: Towards more enabling policies and strategies 261.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Cunningham, Anthony.
Campbell, Bruce.
Belcher, Brian M. (Brian Murray), 1959-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Wood-carving industry -- Cross-cultural studies.
Wood-carving industry -- Environmental aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Electronic books.
ISBN 184407045X