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Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Edited by: Philip Hirsch

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  September  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415625210
eBook ISBN: 9781315474892
Adobe ISBN: 9781315474885

10.4324/9781315474892
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The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically and demographically dynamic regions, and it is also one in which a host of environmental issues raise themselves.

The Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia is a collection of 30 chapters dealing with the most significant scholarly debates in this rapidly growing field of study. Structured in four main parts, it gives a comprehensive regional overview of, and insight into, the environment in Southeast Asia.

Wide-ranging and balanced, this handbook promotes scholarly understanding of how environmental issues are dealt with from diverse theoretical perspectives. It offers a detailed empirical understanding of the myriad environmental problems and challenges faced in Southeast Asia. This is the first publication of its kind in this field; a helpful companion for a global audience and for scholars of Southeast Asian studies from a variety of disciplines.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Understanding the physical environment of Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Environmental histories of Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Population growth and environmental degradation in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Environmentalism Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A Southeast Asian political ecology Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Environmental neoliberalism in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Environmental law in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Environmental governance and decentralization Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Transboundary Environmental Politics in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Forests and biodiversity Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Shifting cultivation and human interaction with forests Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Water, rivers and dams Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Social and political ecology of fisheries and aquaculture in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Urban environmental transitions in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Peri-urbanization and environmental issues in mega-urban regions Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Adaptation to climate change in Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Migration and the environment Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The role of ASEAN in shaping regional environmental protection Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The Mekong Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Cambodia Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Indonesia Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Laos Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Malaysia Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Myanmar Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Philippines Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Singapore Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Thailand Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Timor Leste Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Vietnam Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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