Challenging coasts: transdisciplinary excursions into by Leontine E. Visser

By Leontine E. Visser

Coastal zones are locations the place environments, cultures, and economies all collide and have interaction, and demanding Coasts examines the $64000 concerns concerned with handling coastal zones. members to the quantity argue that coastal zones pose a developmental instead of a administration problem and require a multidisciplinary reaction from the social and ordinary sciences. hence papers gathered the following study foreign case reports and deal with numerous matters akin to biodiversity security and the felony issues of habitat safety. tough Coasts is a crucial and worthwhile source for marine scientists and people attracted to coastal quarter improvement.

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Michelsen Institute. Martinussen, J. 1999 Society, state & market. A guide to competing theories of development. London: Zed Books. McCarthy, J. 2002 Power and interest on Sumatra’s rainforest frontier: Clientelist coalitions, illegal logging and conservation in the Alas Valley. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 33(1):77-106. Leontine E. Visser 45 McHoul, A. and W. Grace 1995 A Foucault primer. Discourse, power and the subject. London: UCL Press Ltd. , J. Garçia-Godos, and A. ) 2001 Interdiscipplinary research on development and the environment.

Coastal systems are exclu- Leontine E. 4 The concern with the control over salt water is now shifting towards the control over marine resources. But the ecosystem approaches by the government still exclude people and the impact of human action in the coastal zone. Rethinking Valuation within ICZM Present-day politico-economic views somewhat obscure other contemporaneous and historical valuations of the sea and the coast. Of course, coasts and the sea have been, and still are, the subjects of political, economic, and social discourses, but they are also the subject of forms of art, such as painting and poetry.

Leontine E. Visser 47 3 Biodiversity and the Natural Resource Management of Coral Reefs in Southeast Asia Bert W. Hoeksema 1 Introduction Biological diversity (or biodiversity) concerns the richness of life at three levels: genetic, species, and ecosystem (Norse 1993; Heywood 1995). These three aspects are interrelated, since an area with a high environmental variability most likely contains many species, and many species represent a high genetic variation. Within a species, isolated or distant populations may also show genetic diversity.

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