Population, Development and the Environment : Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia Pacific
James, Helen (EDT)
Palgrave Macmillan 2019/02
440 p. 22 cm
This book takes the reader into some of the most intransigent social, economic, and political issues that impact achieving sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction: The Dynamics of Sustainability and Environmental Governance in the Asia Pacific2 The Nexus Between Population, Development and the Environment: Critical to Determining Quality of Life on Earth 3 Nature Conservation and Its Bedfellows: The Politics of Preserving Nature 4 Food, Agriculture and Small Farmers in Asia 5 Trade-Offs Between Hydropower Development and Food Security in River Management 6 Impacts of Flood and Riverbank Erosion on Human Livelihoods: A Case Study of Some Riverside Villages in the Lower Ayeyarwady 7 Social Capital, Adaptation and Resilience: Case Studies of Rural Communities in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Myanmar 8 Rural-Urban Interaction in Rural Development of Peri-Urban Areas in Yangon Region, Myanmar: A Case Study of Hlegu Township 9 Changing Livelihood Options as Adaptation: A Comparative Analysis of Three Flood Control Schemes in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta 10 Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining in the Mogok Area, Pyin Oo Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar 11 Negotiating Livelihoods Access to Coastal Resources: Environmental Citizenship by NGOs in Indonesia 12 Landslide Hazard in Chin State: A Case Study in Hakka and Its Environs 13 Women, Water and 'Wicked Problems': Community Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change in Northern Pakkoku, Myanmar 14 Socio-Political Transformation After the 2011 Floods in Thailand 15 The Impact of Floods on the Socio-Economic Activities of Yangon 16 State of Forest Governance in Vietnam: Where Are the Local Communities? 17 Laws Relating to Environmental Conservation in Myanmar 18 Effects of Rural-Urban Migration on Agricultural Production in Taungdwingyi Township, Magway Region, Myanmar 19 Effects of Migration on Two Small Villages Between Pyalin and Gonmin Chaungs, Pantanaw Township, Ayeyarwady Region 20 An Overview of Post-disaster Regional Administrative Management in Japan: Actors and Responsibilities 21 Family Recombination in Post-disaster Reconstruction: A Case Study of the Earthquake-Stricken Area in Wenchuan, SW China 22 Ahi Ka Roa, Ahi Ka Ora O tautahi: Ma ori, Recovery Trajectories and Resilience in Canterbury, New Zealand 23 Poverty Alleviation and Community Empowerment in the Bagan-Nyaung-U Area of Central Myanmar 24 Rural Economy and Poverty in the Myanmar Delta: A Case Study of Ahmar Sub-township, Ayeyarwady Region 25 Conclusion and Policy Implications