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The purpose of forests : follies of development

Author: J C Westoby
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The principal writings of an important figure in the developmental aspects of international forestry since 1945. Westoby argued that forest resources could be harnessed to Third World development,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C Westoby
ISBN: 0631156577 9780631156574
OCLC Number: 15196956
Description: xiii, 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 The Promise: The Role of the Forest Industries in the Attack on Underdevelopment; Prospects for Expanding Forest Products Exports from Developing Countries; The Forester as Agent of Change; World Forest Development - Markets, Men and Methods; One World Forestry - New Zealand's Role. Part 2 Rethinking: Changing Objectives of Forest Management; Forestry Education; A Note for Discussion; On Behalf of the Uninvited Guests; Responsibility; Making Trees Serve People. Part 3 New Directions: "Making Green the Motherland" - Forestry in China; Forestry and the Chinese Revolution; Forest Industries for Socio-Economic Development; Forestry, Foresters and Society; Forestry and Underdevelopment Revisited; Foresters and Politics.
Responsibility: Jack Westoby ; with a foreword by A.J. Leslie.
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