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  • The Forest and the Treesby Allan Johnson

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    New Third Edition! If sociology could teach everyone just one thing, what would it be? The Forest and the Trees is one sociologist's response to the hypothetical-the core insight with the greatest potential to change how people see the world and themselves in relation to it.   This Third Edition features: ? Updated key references, data, resources,... more...

  • Wielding the Axby Thaddeus Sunseri

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Forests have been at the fault lines of contact between African peasant communities in the Tanzanian coastal hinterland and outsiders for almost two centuries. In recent decades, a global call for biodiversity preservation has been the main challenge to Tanzanians and their forests. Thaddeus Sunseri uses the lens of forest history to explore some... more...

  • Community action and planningby Nick Gallent; Daniela Ciaffi

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the communitybased housing movement in New York, and from active citizenship in the Dutch new towns to associative action in Marseille. more...

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africaby Randall Bluffstone; Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all have potentially important implications for resource... more...

  • Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africaby Melissa Leach; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new empirical case studies, Carbon Conflicts and Forest... more...

  • Multi-level Forest Governance in Asiaby Makoto Inoue; Ganesh P Shivakoti

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00

    On the effective governance of forest resources in Asian countries. more...

  • Towards Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forestby P.J. Burton; C. Messier; D.W. Smith; W.L. Adamowicz

    NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 69.95

    A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers author this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada. more...

  • Forest related perspectives for regional development in Europeby P. Hyttinen

    BRILL 2002; US$ 88.00

    Most of the less-favoured regions in Europe feature large areas of forestland. The FORWARD (Forest Resources for Work Opportunities and Regional Development) project was initiated to generate employment and income based on forest resources. This report presents the findings of the project. more...

  • Understanding Forest Disturbance and Spatial Patternby Michael A. Wulder; Steven E. Franklin

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 154.95

    Remote sensing and GIS are increasingly used as tools for monitoring and managing forests. Remotely sensed and GIS data are now the data sources of choice for capturing, documenting, and understanding forest disturbance and landscape pattern. Sitting astride the fields of ecology, forestry, and remote sensing/GIS, Understanding Forest Disturbance... more...

  • Cut and Runby Rob Glastra

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    Illegal logging and trade in timber is a major cause of forest degradation in the world today. Not only does it threaten biodiversity-rich old growth forests, it also endangers the livelihoods of the traditional communities that are dependent upon them. But controlling this global problem is not a simple matter of enacting new laws and enforcing new... more...