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Author Trosper, Ronald L.

Title Resilience, reciprocity and ecological economics : Northwest Coast sustainability / Ronald L. Trosper
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages)
Series Routledge studies in ecological economics ; 3
Routledge studies in ecological economics ; 3
Contents Chapter 1 Sustainability needs tested ideas from the Pacific Northwest -- chapter 2 The 'noble savage' spin game -- chapter 3 Northwest Coast world views -- chapter 4 Indian giving creates consumption connections to mirror ecosystem connections -- chapter 5 Contingent proprietorship provides cooperation -- chapter 6 Chiefs empower generous facilitators to resolve conflicts -- chapter 7 An alternative history of industrialization of the Northwest Coast -- chapter 8 How contingent proprietorship alone aids resilience: Kerr Dam relicensing -- chapter 9 Nisga'a Nation and Treaty -- chapter 10 Northwest Coast contributions to analysis of resilience in social-ecological systems
Summary This book explores one indigenous society and how they managed to live sustainably with their ecosystems for over two thousand years, showing how human systems connect environmental ethics and sustainable ecological practices through institutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-182) and index
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Subject Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Rites and ceremonies
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- Northwest Coast of North America
Potlatch -- Northwest Coast of North America
HISTORY -- State & Local.
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology.
Manners and customs.
Potlatch.
Northwest Coast of North America -- Social life and customs
North America -- Northwest Coast of North America.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203881990
9780203881996