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The Value of Nature: Ecological Politics in India
The Value of Nature: Ecological Politics in India
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Despite widening awareness about the adverse effects of human activity on our natural environment, there are multiple perceptions of what needs to be urgently attended to and by whom. Whose reference point defines the value of Nature? For a vast majority of Indians Nature continues to be the source of lif eit provides subsistence and meaning and it contributes to their self-definition of who they are. It is also brutish and unpredictable often bringing statvation, conflict, and strife. For others who predominantly live in Urban areas priorities encompass pollution of air, water and land loss of vegetative cover and diversity of flora and fauna destruction of the ozone layer and destabilization of climate. There thus exist complex and vastly differing relationship with Nature in these two domains. How Nature is valued in each domain and how the dynamics in one impacts on the other frames ecological politics. This book explores the different approaches to the environment as well as examines the emerging international framework of coming to terms with the environmental crisis.

CONTENTS

Prefacevii
Nature as Value: Ecological Politics in India
Smitu Kothari
1
Environmental Discourse and Environmental Politics
Rohan D'Souza
23
Nature, Culture and Diversity: The Indigenous
Pradip Prabhu
39
Forests, the state and Forest Dwellers
N. C. Saxena
83
The Private Public Relationship
Leo F. Saldanha
103
The value and Politics of Water in India
Vijay Paranjpye
123
Watermarkets Exclude the Poor
Sudhirendar Sharma
141
Sustenance and Sustainability-Gender Relations in Community Management of Natural Resources 151
Politics of Diversity and Food Security
Devinder Sharma
171
Environmental Law in South Asia
V. S. Mani
191
Strengthening International Enviromental Governance: Some Reflections
Bharat Desai
221
The Environment in International Trade 243
Index 271
Contributors 285

The Value of Nature: Ecological Politics in India

Item Code:
IDF646
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Paperback
Edition:
2004
Publisher:
ISBN:
8186962638
Language:
English
Size:
8.4" X 5.5"
Pages:
286
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Weight of the Book: 328 gms
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About the Book:

Despite widening awareness about the adverse effects of human activity on our natural environment, there are multiple perceptions of what needs to be urgently attended to and by whom. Whose reference point defines the value of Nature? For a vast majority of Indians Nature continues to be the source of lif eit provides subsistence and meaning and it contributes to their self-definition of who they are. It is also brutish and unpredictable often bringing statvation, conflict, and strife. For others who predominantly live in Urban areas priorities encompass pollution of air, water and land loss of vegetative cover and diversity of flora and fauna destruction of the ozone layer and destabilization of climate. There thus exist complex and vastly differing relationship with Nature in these two domains. How Nature is valued in each domain and how the dynamics in one impacts on the other frames ecological politics. This book explores the different approaches to the environment as well as examines the emerging international framework of coming to terms with the environmental crisis.

CONTENTS

Prefacevii
Nature as Value: Ecological Politics in India
Smitu Kothari
1
Environmental Discourse and Environmental Politics
Rohan D'Souza
23
Nature, Culture and Diversity: The Indigenous
Pradip Prabhu
39
Forests, the state and Forest Dwellers
N. C. Saxena
83
The Private Public Relationship
Leo F. Saldanha
103
The value and Politics of Water in India
Vijay Paranjpye
123
Watermarkets Exclude the Poor
Sudhirendar Sharma
141
Sustenance and Sustainability-Gender Relations in Community Management of Natural Resources 151
Politics of Diversity and Food Security
Devinder Sharma
171
Environmental Law in South Asia
V. S. Mani
191
Strengthening International Enviromental Governance: Some Reflections
Bharat Desai
221
The Environment in International Trade 243
Index 271
Contributors 285

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