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Nature and Human Communities - T. Sasaki

Nature and Human Communities

By: T. Sasaki (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9784431207207
Number Of Pages: 216

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This book discusses Nature and Human Communities in the historical and social background of Asia. Part 1 deals with the problems of coexistence among human beings. Part 2 explores coexistence between human beings and nature. The text focuses on local/regional commitments to solve problems and integrate specialized knowledge. It considers the kinds of relationship between human communities and nature that may lead to a more balanced, sustainable future for both.

Avian Influenza poses a looming threat for human and animal health. The old paradigm was that the disease in waterfowl, poultry, pigs and man was caused by separate viruses that stayed within their own niche. Deadly outbreaks have shattered this view. This timely reference examines such sensitive issues as regulation of low pathogenic and high pathogenic AI, surveillance of waterfowl, live bird markets, and outbreak control in densely populated areas.

Preface
Introduction : challenging the problems of coexistence in Asia
Coexisting with people(s) : self and society
Introduction to part 1p. 3
Confrontation and coexistence in 16[superscript th] - to 18[superscript th]-century Asiap. 7
Language and education in colonial and post-colonial Indiap. 27
Environmental preservation and community welfare under rural development projects : comparative ethnoecological study in Asia and Oceaniap. 45
Formation of sustainable urban development strategies in Asiap. 67
Social restructuring in East Asia after the crisis : a bottom-up style or a top-down stylep. 85
Coexisting with nature : societies and environments
Introduction to part 2p. 109
From "natural wealth" to "resources" : simplification of nature in Asiap. 111
Coffee, poverty, and environmentp. 123
Utilization of regional bioresourcesp. 153
Climate and human activitiesp. 171
Global sustainability and the role of Asiap. 187
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ISBN: 9784431207207
ISBN-10: 4431207201
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Japan
Country of Publication: JP
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.52