Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Ananta, Aris.

Title The environments of the poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (316 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; PART I: OVERVIEW; 1. A New Triple-Win Option for the Environment of the Poor BY Aris Ananta, Armin Bauer and Myo Thant; PART II: EAST ASIA (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND REPUBLIC OF KOREA); 2. Poverty, Environment, and Climate Change in the Grasslands of China by Tsui Yenhu; 3. Climate Change, Food Security, and Poverty in the People's Republic of China by Qi Gubo; 4. The Physical and Social Environment of the Chinese Urban Poor by Wendy Walker, Madhumita Gupta, and Daniel Roberts
14. Prospering in Environmental Degradation: An Illustration from an Upland Area, South Kalimantan, Indonesia by Aris Ananta, Haris Fadillah, Ahmad Yunani, Gusti Fahmi Adliansyah, and Danang Adhinata15. Making a Living in the Face of Environmental Change: A Case in an Indigenous Community in Sarawak, Malaysia by Wong Swee Kiong and Ling How Kee; 16. The Response of Rural Coastal Households to Typhoon Milenyo in the Philippines by Jonna P. Estudillo; 17. Life Along Manila's Flooding Rivers by Emma Porio
5. Benefiting the Poor, the Environment, and the Private Sector with Small Enterprises and Green Jobs in the People's Republic of China by Satoshi Sasaki6. Environment, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Republic of Korea by Yong-Seong Kim; PART III: PACIFIC ISLANDS; 7. Climate Change Adaptation and Poverty Reduction in Small Islands of the Pacific BY Anjeela Jokhan and Murari Lal; 8. The Role of Development Organizations in Pro-Poor Adaptation to Global Warming in the Pacific Islands by Paul Bullen; PART IV: MAINLAND SOUTHEAST ASIA (CAMBODIA, THAILAND, VIETNAM)
9. Poverty and the Environment in Rural Cambodia by Tong Kimsun and Sry Bopharath10. Conservation Agriculture in Cambodia: A Triple-Win Option by Stephane Boulakia, Pen Vuth, Sann Vathana, Stephane Chabierski, and Olivier Gilard; 11. Voices of the Poor on Climate Change in Thailand and Vietnam by Hermann Waibel, SongporneTongruksawattana, and Marc Voelker; 12. Poor Thai Farmers' Adaptation to Climate Change by Somchai Jitsuchon; PART V: ARCHIPELAGIC SOUTHEAST ASIA (INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, PHILIPPINES); 13. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy in Indonesia by Arianto A. Patunru
Summary This book provides examples of possible triple-win solutions for simultaneously reducing poverty, raising the quality of the environment, and adapting to climate change. The book provides empirical evidence and observations from sixteen case studies in Southeast and East Asia, and from the Pacific. It argues that a spatial approach focussing on the environments in which the poor and vulnerable live, would trigger changes for development policies and implementation that better balance environmental and social concerns. In line with the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and Sustainabl
Notes 18. Quantifying the Health Risks from Pathogens in the Flood Water in Metro Manila by Tran Thi Viet Nga and Kensuke Fukushi19. Slum Poverty in the Philippines: Can the Environment Agenda Drive Public Action? by Marife Ballesteros
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes In English
Print version record
Subject Climatic changes -- Asia.
Climatic changes -- Pacific Area.
Human ecology -- Asia.
Human ecology -- Pacific Area.
Poor -- Asia.
Poor -- Pacific Area.
Form Electronic book
Author Bauer, Armin.
Thant, Myo, 1957-
ISBN 9789814519007