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African environment and development : rhetoric, programs, realities

This edited volume explores the connections between African rural livelihoods, environmental integrity and broader scale political economy. Including case studies from Southern, West and East Africa, the book examines a wide range of livelihood activities and environmental issues.
Print Book, English, ©2004
Ashgate, Burlington, VT, ©2004
xii, 244 pages ; 23 cm.
9780754639046, 0754639045
Ideology and power in resource management: from sustainable development to environmental security in Africa / B. Ikubolajeh Logan
Environmental degradation and 'poor' smallholders in the West African Sudano-Sahel: global discourses and local realities / William G. Moseley
Grounding environmental narratives: the impact of a century of fighting against fire in Mali / Paul Laris
War and the environmental effects of displacement in Southern Africa (1970s-1990s) / Emmanuel Kreike
Pesticides, politics, and pest management: toward a political ecology of cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa / Jim Bingen
A local graft takes hold: the political ecology of commercial horticultural production in rural Mali / Stephen R. Wooten
Risk positions and local politics in a Sahelian society: the Fulbe of the Hayre in Central Mali / Mirjam de Bruijn and Han van Dijk
Buying (into) and selling conservation among Massai in Southern Kenya / Jennifer E. Coffman
Placing the local in the transnational: communities and conservation across borders in Southern Africa / Rachel B. DeMotts
'(S)hell in Nigeria': the environmental impact of oil politics in Ogoniland on Shell International / Phia Steyn
Whither African environment and development? / William G. Moseley