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The dilemma of Amazonian development

Author: Emilio F Moran
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book--the first to apply the combined approaches of anthropology, geography, ecology, economics, and sociology to the analysis of the Amazon River region and its imminent development--explores the impact of development on Amazonian populations and the results of rural and urban growth strategies. The authors use the methodologies of environmen
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emilio F Moran
ISBN: 0429310048 9781000244052 1000244059 9781000279993 1000279995 9781000315936 1000315932 9780429310041
OCLC Number: 1103440725
Notes: "First published 1983 by Westview Press, Inc."
Description: 1 online resource (348 pages)
Contents: Preface --
The Human Dimension of Amazonian Development --
Growth Without Development: Past and Present Development Efforts in Amazonia --
Development and Amazonian Indians: The Aguarico Case and Some General Principles --
Forest to Pasture: Frontier Settlement in the Bolivian Lowlands --
Entrepreneurs and Bureaucrats: The Rise of an Urban Middle Class --
Assessment of Current Systems of Production --
Crop Production Systems in the Amazon Basin --
Cattle Ranching in the Eastern Amazon: Environmental and Social Implications --
Amazonian Fisheries --
Precipitating Change in Amazonia --
Methodological Issues and Future Research Directions --
Indigenous Ecological Knowledge and Development of the Amazon --
Peasant and Capitalist Production in the Brazilian Amazon: A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Frontier Expansion --
Stochastic Modeling in Human Carrying-Capacity Estimation: A Tool for Development Planning in Amazonia --
Government-Directed Settlement in the 1970s: An Assessment of Transamazon Highway Colonization --
Development of the Brazilian Amazon: Prospects for the 1980s.
Responsibility: edited by Emilio F. Moran.

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This book--the first to apply the combined approaches of anthropology, geography, ecology, economics, and sociology to the analysis of the Amazon River region and its imminent development--explores the impact of development on Amazonian populations and the results of rural and urban growth strategies. The authors use the methodologies of environmen

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