Rural Environmental Management
About the Book
The volume focuses on the growing concern of academia for Rural Environmental Management. The volume throws light on issues associated with rural areas in rapidly changing economy, highlighting potential synergies and conflicts between competing and conflicting goals.The volume highlights complex socio-economic processes in rural areas resulting in inadequate development, which are said to be the cause of environmental degradation. Although considerable efforts and various strategies through different programmes for sustainable rural developemnt have been formulated. But is needs to shift in focus, approach and design of intervention and organizational frameworks.The volume consists of 16 articles from eminent researchers working on rural area management. The research articles are empirical studies conducted in different rural areas projecting factual status of rural environment and its management. The volume investigates issues such as rural transformation, smart growth, sustainable development, rural tourism, agricultural sustainability, agricultural marketing, contract farming, land degradation, waste land management and watershed management. About Author : Abha Lakshmi Singh is Professor and Coordinator UGC-DRS-SAP at the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She has a brilliant academic career and she is a prolific writer and researchers. She specialized in the field of Environmnetal Geography, Urban Planning, Rural Planning, Agricultural Planning and General Issues. She has completed various research projects sponsored by International Agienceis (IIED, London and DAAd, Germany) and National Agencies (UGC and ICSSR). She has published 9 books and more than 100 research papers in national and international journals.Shahab Fazal is Reader in the Department of Geography, AMU, India. He specializes in Land Use-Land Transforamtion Studies and GIS. He received prestigious Doctoral Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),New Delhi Post-Doctoral Fellowships such as Shastri Faculty Research Fellowship: Sponsored by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DRAIT) Government of Canad and Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship: Sponsored by British Academic Staff Fellowship Programme, Great Britian. He was awarded Young Scientist Research Project By the Deparment of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. He was also member of joing Indo-German research group for DST-DAAD sponsored project. He has published two books and more than 25 articles in reputed national and international journals. Contents : AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Rural Environmental Management: Need of the HourPerspecitve of Rural Environment in India Rurural Transformations in Western Europe: An OverviewSmart Growth as a Management Principle for Rural Urban Fringes in the United States: The Connecticut exampleCoutnryside and Tourism: Managing Processes of Social Construction in the Planning of Future CountrysidesRole of Rural Tourism in Environmental Managmeent in IndiaEvaluating Agricultural Sustainability in Rainfed regions in IndiaFemale Workers in the Informal Sector of Meerut Distirct: A Spatial AnalysisMarketable Surplus in Subsistence Agriculture and Rural Development: A Case Study Jorhat District, AssamContract Dairy Farming and its Socio-Economic Relevance in North India: A Case StudyEnvironmental Assessment in Hydropower Projects in the Himalayan Beas Valley of Himachal State, IndiaManagement of Common Pool Waste land for Sustainable Rural Development in Kumaon Himalayan: A Participatory ApproachSpatial Variation in Lopping in Western Himalayas: A Case Study of Some Selected Villages in Ramnagar Forest Division, Jammu and KashmirIrrigation Induced Agricultural Development and Land Resource Degradation in HaryanaProblems Faced in Ravined Villates in Semi-Arid Watershed of RajasthanUnderstanding Environmental Risks: Approaches and Methods of Model Villages for Rural Development in HimalayasPushkar: A Journey from a Small Village to a Hot Tourist Spot and changing cultural LandscapeList of Editors and ContributorsIndex
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9788176466257
Publisher: B.R. Publishing Corp.
Publisher Imprint: B.R. Publishing Corp.
Height: 230 mm
Type: General (US: Trade)
ISBN-10: 8176466255
Publisher Date: 14 Jan 2007
Binding: Hardback
No of Pages: 438
Width: 165 mm