Chand, Raghubir

Globalization and Marginalization in Mountain Regions

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Globalization and Marginalization in Mountain Regions
Raghubir Chand, Walter Leimgruber

Part I. Explorations

2. Opening the Door of Tibet
R. S. Tolia

3. The Arctic World in the Twenty-First Century: The Impact of Globalization on Demarginalization
Donald F. Lynch

Part II. Development Potential of Mountain Regions and Globalization

4. Mountain Regions: A Global Common Good?
Bernard Debarbieux, Martin F. Price

5. The Impact of Marginalization and Globalization in the Czech-German-Austrian Mountain Borderland in the Former Iron Curtain Area
Alena Matuskova, Magdalena Rousova

6. Hydropower Potential, Marginality and Sustainable Regional Development. Examples from Tyrol/Austria and Aisén/Chile
Axel Borsdorf

7. Himalaya: Highest, Holy and Hijacked
Shekhar Pathak

8. The Himalayas as the Providers of Essential Ecosystem Services—Opportunities and Challenges
Andreas Schild

9. Going Global: Livelihoods and Globalization in the Niti Valley, Garhwal Himalaya, India
Keith Bosak, Sunil Kainthola

10. Globalization and the Indian Himalayan States: Mitigating or Accentuating Marginalization?
T. S. Papola

11. Highlands Developments in Malaysia
Jamalunlaili Abdullah

Part III. Climate Change, Mountain Ecology, and Adaptation in the Himalayas

12. Impact of Global Warming on Climate Change Regarding Water Supply in the Darjeeling Hills of the Eastern Himalaya and Change in Mountain Ecology
A. Basumajumdar

13. Ambient Air Quality Status and Its Sources in Urban and Semi-urban Locations of Himachal Pradesh, India
Harinder Kumar Thakur, Jagdish Chandra Kuniyal

14. The Impact of Climate Change on the Shifting of the Vegetation Line in the Indian Himalaya: A Case Study from the Kutiyangti Watershed
J. S. Rawat, M. Kumar, V. Viswas, V. S. Rawat, N. Gahlaut

15. Leguminous Plants of the Kumaun Himalaya: Diversity, Distribution, Threats and Management
Kiran Bargali

16. Plant Diversity and Vegetation Composition of Shiwalik Forests Along an Altitudinal Gradient in the Kumaun Himalaya, India
L. S. Lodhiyal, Neelu Lodhiyal, G. C. Pathak

Part IV. Conclusion

17. Summary and Conclusion
Raghubir Chand, Walter Leimgruber

Keywords: Social Sciences, Human Geography, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, World Regional Geography (Continents, Countries, Regions), Regional Development, Environmental Policy, Sustainable Development

Publication year
Perspectives on Geographical Marginality
Page amount
16 pages
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