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Development with identity : community, culture and sustainability in the Andes

Author: Robert E Rhoades
Publisher: Wallingford : CABI, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book discusses how local people and the environment have engaged each other over time to create contemporary Andean landscapes. It also explores human-environment interaction in relation to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Rhoades
ISBN: 9780851999494 0851999492
OCLC Number: 804971403
Notes: Descripció del recurs: 09 març 2011.
Contents: I: Foreword, A T Males, Municipio del Canton Cotacachi,EcuadorII: AcknowledgementsPART 1: INTRODUCTION1: Linking Sustainability Science, Community and Culture: AResearch Partnership in Cotacachi, Ecuador, R E RhoadesPART 2: TIME AND LANDSCAPE IN COTACACHI2: Shaping an Andean Landscape: Processes AffectingTopography, Soils, and Hydrology in Cotacachi, F Zehetnerand W P Miller, University of Georgia, USA3: Incursion, Fragmentation and Tradition: Historical Ecologyof Andean Cotacachi, A Shiloh Moates and B C Campbell,University of Georgia, USA4: Four Decades of Land Use Change in the CotacachiAndes: 1963-2000, X Zapata Rios, SANREM-Andes Project,Ecuador, R E Rhoades, M C Segovia, SEK InternationalUniversity, Ecuador and F Zehetner5: Climate Change in Cotacachi, R E Rhoades, X Zapata Riosand J Aragundy, SANREM-Andes Project, Ecuador6: Traversing a Landscape of Memory, V D Nazarea,R Guitarra, UNORCAC, Cotacachi, Ecuador and R E RhoadesPART 3: BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND USE7: Biological Diversity in Cotacachi's Andean Forests,M Penafiel, Alianza Jatun Sacha/CDC-Ecuador, Ecuador,M Tipan, Direccion Nacional de Recursos Naturales,Ecuador, L Nolivos and K Vasquez, Universidad Central delEcuador, Ecuador8: Trees and Trade-Offs: Perceptions of Eucalyptus andNative Trees in Ecuadorian Highland Communities,A D Carse, University of North Carolina, USA9: Living, Dwindling, Losing, Finding: Status and Changes inAgrobiodiversity of Cotacachi, K Skarbo, Bygda, Stranda,Norway10: Women and Homegardens of Cotacachi, M Piniero,CATIE/NORAD, Guatemala11: Good to Eat, Good to Think: Food, Culture, andBiodiversity in Cotacachi, J Camacho, University of Georgia,USAPART 4: SOILS, WATER, AND SUSTAINABILITY12: Toward Sustainable Crop Production in Cotacachi: AnAssessment of the Soils' Nutrient Status, F Zehetner andW P Miller13: Plant-Water Relations in an Andean Landscape: Modellingthe Effect of Irrigation on Upland Crop Production,F Zehetner, W P Miller and X Zapata Rios14: Water Quality and Human Needs in Cotacachi: the PichaviWatershed, J Aragundy and X Zapata Rios15: Local Resolution of Watershed Management Trade-Offs:The Case of Cotacachi, F Rodriguez with D Southgate, TheOhio State University, USA16: Community-Based Water Monitoring in Cotacachi,S S Ruiz-Cordova, B L Duncan, W Deutsch and N Gomez,Auburn University, USAPART 5: NEGOTIATING "DEVELOPMENT WITHIDENTITY"17: Why is the Earth Tired? A Comparative Analysis ofAgricultural Change and Intervention in NorthernEcuador,B C Campbell18: Circular Migration and Community Identity: TheirRelationship to the Land, G Flora, American Friends ServiceCommittee, USA19: Social Capital and Advocacy Coalitions: Examples of Environment Issues from Ecuador, JL Flora, CB Flora,Iowa State University, USA, F Campana, M Garcia Bravo,Heifer Project-Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador and E Fernandez-Baza, Peru and Iowa State University, USA20: Future Visioning for the Andes: Scientific Models andLocal Perspectives on Landuse Change, R E Rhoades andX Zapata Rios21: Sustainability Science in Indigenous Communities:Reconciling and Global Agendas, R E Rhoades
Other Titles: CAB eBooks.
Environmental Sciences (CAB eBooks)
Responsibility: edited by Robert E. Rhoades.


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