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Title Counting the costs : economic growth and environmental change in Thailand / edited by Jonathan Rigg
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1995


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  338.9593 Rig/Ctc  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 267 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series ISEAS environment and development series., 0129-3486
ISEAS environment and development series.
Contents Counting the costs : economic growth and environmental change in Thailand / Jonathan Rigg -- Role of Buddhism in creating a more sustainable society in Thailand / Leslie E. Sponsel and Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel -- Swidden farming and secondary vegetation : two case studies from northern Thailand / Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt -- Pioneer agriculture, green revolution and environmental degradation in Thailand / Guy Trebuil -- Economics of land degradation and resource conservation in northern Thailand : challenging the assumptions / Thomas Enters -- Development, the environment and social differentiation in northern Thailand /Philip Dearden -- Environmental and social impact of urbanization in Bangkok / Helen Ross and Anuchat Poungsomlee -- Non-regulated tourism as a form of environmental management in northern Thailand : the case of Pha Dua, Chiang Rai / Timothy J. Forsyth -- Environmental economics and management : water pollution control in Thailand / Churai Tapvong -- Oil and gas exploration in the gulf of Thailand and the importance of environmental protection / Paul Bartlett and Joanna Baker-Rogers -- No rules of engagement : interest groups, centralization and creative politics of "environment" in Thailand / Larry Lohmann -- Thailand and the new geopolitics of Southeast Asia : resource and environmental issues / Philip Hirsch
Summary Examines the causes and consequences of environmental change both in the countryside and in the urban areas of Thailand
Analysis Economic growth
Land degradation
Natural resource management
Overseas item
Sustainable development
Water pollution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Thailand.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Thailand.
Environmental policy -- Thailand.
Environmental protection -- Thailand.
Thailand -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Thailand -- Economic conditions.
Author Rigg, Jonathan.
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
LC no. 96945615
ISBN 9813055081
Other Titles Economic growth and environmental change in Thailand