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The river of life : changing ecosystems of the Mekong Region / Yos Santasombat.

Author/Creator:
Yot Santasombat.
Other Title:
Changing ecosystems of the Mekong Region
Publication:
Chiang Mai : Mekong Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 224 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Economic development projects -- Economic aspects -- Mekong River Watershed.
Economic development projects -- Social aspects -- Mekong River Watershed.
Economic development projects -- Environmental aspects -- Mekong River Watershed.
Sustainable agriculture -- Mekong River Watershed -- Citizen participation.
Sustainable aquaculture -- Mekong River Watershed -- Citizen participation.
Sustainable development -- Mekong River Watershed -- Citizen participation.
Marginality, Social -- Mekong River Watershed.
Riparian areas -- Mekong River Watershed.
Ethnoscience -- Mekong River Watershed.
Contents:
Part I: Concepts and rationale.Introduction ;The Mekong Basin ;Transnational enclosure
Part II: Marginal communities, marginal lives.Lue villages on the Lancang ;Riparian communities in Northern Laos ;The giant catfish and riparian communities in Northern Thailand
Part III: Local knowledge and globalization from below.Situated knowledge, located lives: adaptive responses to change ;Trans-boundary environmental issues and transnational civil society.
Notes:
Includes bibliographic references (p. 208-216) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
6169005327
9786169005322 (pbk.)
OCLC:
713189811
Publisher Number:
99947014374
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