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Cover for Beneficial for women? Global trends in gender, land and titling.

This chapter reviews current trends towards the formalization of land tenure practices and compares the effects of individual or joint agricultural land titling on the position of women in different countries across the globe. It is concluded that titling may strengthen women's right to land,...

Author(s)
Jacobs, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Political ecology of climate change management in rural Uganda.

This chapter discusses the concept of political ecology in climate change management in the context of decentralized natural resource governance in rural Uganda. The presentation of the concept draws a connection between political, economic and social drivers and alterations to traditional access...

Author(s)
Aben, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, environmental pragmatism and changing attitudes towards mountains.

This chapter provides an overview of people's changing attitudes regarding mountains, using examples from North America and Australia. The chapter begins by looking at attitudes towards mountains through a spiritual and historical lens. Early religious groups saw mountains as places where people...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Access and benefit sharing and biological control.

This chapter discusses the potential impact of international agreements on access and benefit sharing with regard to the collection and exchange of biological specimens for scientific study on the biological control of plant pests, diseases and weeds in Canada.

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Brodeur, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Access.

This chapter presents the issues involved in obtaining access to the tour operating area, from the perspective of a commercial outdoor tour operator. It focuses on mobile tour operations, and does not cover the procedures required to obtain development approval for fixed-site tourist accommodation...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International forest policy and options for climate change forest policy in developing countries.

Ethical and other subjective factors include sovereignty, right of access to natural resources, and poverty alleviation interact with material interests that are shaped by prevailing trade norms which, in many cases, do not conform with the classical economic premise that free trade leads to the...

Author(s)
Jauregui, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Access, tourism and democracy: a conceptual framework and non-establishment of a proposed national park in Sweden.

This chapter presents a specific case of a failed national park proposal from the late 1980s in the mountainous area around Lake Torneträsk in Sweden and analyses the clash of interests using a conceptual framework of 'eco-strategies'. This conceptual framework, in previous versions developed for...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Access under stress: the right of public access tradition in Sweden.

This chapter starts with an overview of the Nordic outdoor-recreation tradition and the right of public access in Sweden, followed by the introduction of a conceptual framework concerning different landscape perspectives, which is used to describe the right of public access in relation to leisure...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The right of public access: potentials and challenges for ecotourism.

This chapter presents an overview of the (i) Swedish right of public access, (ii) the current attitudes toward the right of public access, and (iii) the interaction between the right of public access and nature-based tourism, especially ecotourism. Three themes concerning public access and...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adapting to aquaculture in Vietnam: securing livelihoods in a context of change in two coastal communities.

This chapter examines the effects of aquaculture development on the livelihoods of households (n=217) in two historically and geographically distinct coastal communities in north and south Vietnam. It is shown that the importance of open-access resources for livelihoods increases in line with the...

Author(s)
Luttrell, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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