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Tropical forests, international jungle : tropical timber and international ecopolitics

Author: Marie-Claude Smouts
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with how the issue entered the world stage in the 1980s despite alarms over it in the 1950s, this text explores the complexities of what tropical forests are, and the role they play in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie-Claude Smouts
ISBN: 1403962030 9781403962034
OCLC Number: 51993150
Description: 336 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction The Political Construction of an Ecological Concept The Ecological Functions of an Endangered Heritage The Stakes of Multifunctionality Sustainable Development and Political Rhetoric Tropical Forests and Global Politics PART I: THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GLOBAL ISSUE Versions of Deforestation The TFAP: a Techno-bureaucratic Production Versions of Survival: From Chico Mendes to Indigenous Peoples The Global Register: The Greenhouse Effect and Biodiversity The Forest as World Heritage Of Game and Trees PART II: A GOOD IN SEARCH OF A DEFINITION Uncertain Knowledge Controversial Definitions Competing Programs Forest Vigilantes Competing Epistemic Communities Forestry: A Profession in Suspension The Discreet Charm of Economics The Counteroffensive of the Social Sciences PART III: DEFORESTATION: AN ENDLESS DEBATE Seeking the Guilty Party The Poor Versus the Forest? The Agricultural Paradigm Intertwined Responsibilities The Example of the Amazon Industry and Large Construction Projects Forest Fires With a Message PART IV: THE TIMBER TRADE: GUILTY PARTY AND SCAPEGOAT A Complex System of Interactions A Commodity Rationale A Changing Geography The Appeal of Paper A Changing Political Economy Asian Competition Microeconomic Networks and Illegal Dealings PART V: ECOPOLITCS INCH BY INCH The Emergence of a Normative Discourse The Forest Convention: a Premature Ambition ITTO, FAO, the World Bank: a Continuing Education Salvation Through the Market? The Merchandising of Functions The Price of Sinks PART VI: CONSERVING THE TROPICAL FOREST The Social Costs of Conservation Protect What and How? Conserve From Whom? What Funding for the Global Common Good? Sustainable Forest Management: a Conflictual Notion An Elastic Content To Each His Own Truth The French Gamble Ecocertification and Labeling Schemes The Round Dance of Criteria and Indicators The Rise in Power of the Forest Stewardship Council The Battle of Certificates Beneath the Conflicts, Ethics? Conclusion
Responsibility: Marie-Claude Smouts.

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