Brondízio, Eduardo S.

Human-Environment Interactions

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Human-Environment Interactions Research
Emilio F. Moran, Eduardo S. Brondízio

2. A Half-Century Portrait: Health Transition in the Xavante Indians from Central Brazil
Ricardo Ventura Santos, Carlos E. A. Coimbra, James R. Welch

3. Balancing People, Policies, and Resources in Rural Tibet
Geoff Childs, Melvyn C. Goldstein, Puchung Wangdui

4. Human-Wildlife Contact and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Michael P. Muehlenbein

5. Change in Natural Resource Management: An Experiment with “Participatory GIS”
Stefano Fiorini

6. Peopled Parks: Forest Change in India’s Protected Landscapes
Harini Nagendra, Pinki Mondal, Sanchayeeta Adhikari, Jane Southworth

7. Public-Private Interactions in the Conservation of Private Forests in the United States
Tatyana B. Ruseva, Burnell C. Fischer

8. The Monitoring of Land-Cover Change and Management across Gradient Landscapes in Africa
Cerian Gibbes, Lin Cassidy, Joel Hartter, Jane Southworth

9. Between Cooperation and Conflict: The Implementation of Agro-Extractive Settlements in the Lower Amazon Floodplain
Fabio Castro

10. Conservation of Natural Resources: Which Matters – Having a Regulation or the Size of the Penalty Imposed?
Maria Claudia Lopez

11. Small-Scale Farmers and the Challenges of Environmental Conservation and Rural Development: Case Studies from the State of São Paulo and the Amazon Region
Célia Futemma

12. Institutional Evolution, Forest Conservation, and Rapid Change in Rural Honduras
Catherine M. Tucker

13. Land-Use Institutions and Natural Resources in Fast-Growing Communities at the Urban-Rural Fringe
Abigail M. York, Darla K. Munroe

14. Agroforestry in Tomé-Açu: An Alternative to Pasture in the Amazon
Mateus Batistella, Édson Luis Bolfe, Emilio F. Moran

15. Changing Driving Forces, Imposed Tenure Regimes, and Tree-Cover Change on Village Landscapes in the West Mengo Region of Uganda, 1890–2002
Nathan D. Vogt

16. Was Agriculture a Key Productive Activity in Pre-Colonial Amazonia? The Stable Productive Basis for Social Equality in the Central Amazon
Eduardo Góes Neves

17. Human-Environment Research: Past Trends, Current Challenges, and Future Directions
Eduardo S. Brondízio, Rinku Roy Chowdhury

Keywords: Social Sciences, Anthropology, Sustainable Development, Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning, Earth Sciences, general, Science, general, Medicine/Public Health, general

Publication year
Human-Environment Interactions
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30 pages

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