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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Arjun Guneratne Abstract This article argues that the interests of coffee and tea planters in colonial Sri Lanka shaped the foundations of wildlife conservation policies, in which the state only played a secondary role. By destroying the forests of the highlands, they were the principal architects...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 622–647.
Published: 01 August 1999
... in recent years. Instead of authoritarian or exclusionary forms of conservationism, many scholars argue for a "participatory" or "co-management" approach which includes the local population in conservation initiatives. Proponents argue that, in addition to reversing local alienation from wildlife, local...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of human agency in the construction of global formations to examine how elephants have been active participants in social networks in Yunnan, working to help shape wildlife conservation efforts, despite their often tumultuous (and deadly) relationship with local villagers (pp. 183–84). Ultimately...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 511–512.
Published: 01 May 1998
... associations such as the China Consumers' Association and the China Wildlife Conservation Association; and new socioeconomic groups such as Associations for the Self-Employed as well as entrepreneurs. While some of these associations represent the interests that seek greater autonomy from, and influence over...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 February 1998
.... These include professional associations, such as those for lawyers, economists, and scientists; trade and production associations such as the Chinese Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises; issue-oriented associations such as the China Consumers' Association and the China Wildlife Conservation Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 512–514.
Published: 01 May 1998
...; issue-oriented associations such as the China Consumers' Association and the China Wildlife Conservation Association; and new socioeconomic groups such as Associations for the Self-Employed as well as entrepreneurs. While some of these associations represent the interests that seek greater autonomy from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2016
....html (accessed April 25, 2007 ; URL now defunct). Government Of Tibet In Exile n.d.b. “Tibet's Environment: A Crucial Issue.” http://www.tibet.com/Eco/Green97/editorial.html (accessed April 25, 2007 ; URL now defunct). Harris Richard B. 2008 . Wildlife Conservation in China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 February 1999
... strengthened Wild Life Law in 1972, in close communication with the global conservation community. Its accelerated campaign of establishing national parks and defending the habitats of endangered species centered on Project Tiger, which turned the desperately declining population of wild tigers...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 February 1999
... dictatorship (Levy, Scott-Clark, and Harrison 1997, 5). In defending their work with the Burmese government, the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society science director stated, "We do not sanction forced relocation, torture or killings. But we have no control over the government." The Smithsonian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (1): 271–273.
Published: 01 February 2007
... quickly moves to South Asia and the more recent history of the lion. Tackling the now well-worked themes of vermin eradication, hunting, wildlife and heritage conservation, and carnivore domestication, The Story of Asia's Lions amply rewards the curious reader seeking relief from the “vegetal bias...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (3): 800–802.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Aaron Skabelund Waiting for the Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations . By John Knight . Oxford and New York : Oxford University Press , 2003 . x, 296 pp. $80.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 800 T H E J O U R N A L...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 671–673.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., this international conservation agenda shapes the book's last third, with one chapter devoted to assessing threats to biological diversity—such as, habitat loss and the wildlife trade—and a final chapter on how to counter these problems with institutional reforms, such as policy reorientation, protected area...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 761–812.
Published: 01 August 2001
... . Tübingen : J.C. Mohr . Hislop J. A. 1961 . “Protection of Wildlife in the Federation of Malaya.” In Nature Conservation in Western Malaysia , edited by Wyatt-Smith J. and Wycherley P. R. . Kuala Lumpur : The Malayan Nature Society . Holleman J.F. , ed. 1981 . Van Vollenhoven...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 905–928.
Published: 01 November 2011
... arising from environmental problems like forest and wildlife conservation, water and air pollution, relocation of hazardous industries, protection of marine habitats along India's long peninsular coastline, and the livelihoods of millions of scheduled tribes and rural poor for whom sustainable livelihoods...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 February 1999
... of their kingpin species. This book does not provide a detailed survey of the conservation movement in India; works now coming into print by Mahesh Rangarajan and others are painting that picture. Nor is Land of the Tiger a systematic analysis of the forces which are undermining India's natural systems. Many...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 May 1984
... on the fragility of their nation's environment. Freely admitting their bias toward conservation and against "traditional" large-scale development, the authors have embarked upon an investigation guaranteed to uncover appalling abuses of India's ecosystems. The research team, led by Anil Agarwal, Ravi Chopra...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 427–451.
Published: 01 May 2010
... is far’ [ Shan gao, huang di yuan ]. We were too far from Beijing. But now, we are China's new capital of nature.” Some of the major organizations coming to China's “capital of nature” included the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and bilateral...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 284–286.
Published: 01 May 2023
... popularity with a racially diverse audience became a source of embarrassment for emergent nationalists and later Malay conservatives who regard hantu (ghost) films as backward, anti-Islam, and antirationalist. Therefore, even the pontianak 's ontological status comes under question and in the last three...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 227–229.
Published: 01 February 2019
... fondness for birds, forests, mountains, and tigers. During her period as prime minister, she was responsible for numerous wildlife sanctuaries and preserves, and, to an extent, forest preservation. Given the challenges she faced for much of her life, these were admirable achievements in conservation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 November 1992
... the biodiversity platform designed by The World Resources Institute, The United Nations Environmental Program, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, arguing that it would not only undermine indigenous and peasant communities, but demolish the very fabric of biodiversity itself. The six...