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SPECIAL VOLUME ANTHROPOLOGY

Anthropology Today: Trends and Scope of Human Ecology

VEENA BHASIN (University of Delhi, Delhi, India) and

CHARLES SUSANNE (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium)

2010 • Pages: 230 • Size: 180x240 • ISBN 81-85264-51-1

Binding: Hard

Price: US $ 40/- Rs.1150/-

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Human ecology synthesizes part of the knowledge of several classical disciplines in a specific way. In human ecology several categorical divisions and research perspectives may be defined and delimited into Human ecology synthesizes part of the knowledge of several classical disciplines in a specific way.

In human ecology several categorical divisions and research perspectives may be defined and delimited into following groups.

1. Philosophical Problems of Human Ecology;

2. Social and Biological Problems of the Human Environment

3. Ecological Problems of Human Biology

4.Cultural Adaptive Behaviour

The present volume shows the direction to integrated research on these groups. This volume will be of great use as reference book to students and research workers in the field of Environmental Studies, Life Sciences and Social Sciences.

CONTENTS

Preface

iii

List of Contributors
V

  1. Ecology and Health- M. K. Bhasin and Shampa
    1- 29
  2. Quo Vadis Human Ecology? An Analysis of Its Basic Characteristics - Luc Hens and Charles Susanne
    31- 39
  3. Sustainability Assessment as an Interdisciplinary Approach to Improve Policy-Making: Experiences from Benin and Belgium - Jean Hugé and Luc Hens
    41- 54
  4. Linking Participation to Foresight for Wanted Futures - Fre Maes and Ann Van Herzelea
    55- 65
  5. Health Impact Assessment for Traffic Pollution (Particulate Matters) for Hai Phong City, Vietnam - Vu Van Hieu, Le Xuan Quynh, Pham Ngoc Ho and Luc Hens
    67- 78
  6. Strategic Environmental Assessment for Port Areas: Application to the Ports of Hai Phong and Vung Tau in Vietnam - Le Xuan Quynh, Vu Van Hieu, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Tran Dinh Lan and Luc Hens
    79- 96
  7. Pastoralists of Himalayas - Veena Bhasin
    97- 127
  8. Contextualizing Environmental, Social and Behavioral Issues in the Cassava Post-harvest System in Africa - K. Adebayo, R. I. Lamboll and A. Westby
    129- 137
  9. Ecological, Socio-economic and Livelihood Differentiation of Kenya’s Lembus Forest Proximate Communities: The Case of the Tugen and Lembus - Dickson M. Nyariki, Vivian O. Wasonga and John K. Mworia
    139- 148
  10. Pancha Yajnya (Five Sacrifices): The Scientific Philosophy of Human Ecological Responsibility Since the Vedic Age: A Review - Sachidananda Padhy
    149- 169
  11. Ecology and Forest Management: A Review- Tapati Dasgupta and R.N. Chattopadhyay
    171-176
  12. Classification and Valuation of Green Belt Derived Ecosystem Goods and Services: A Review - Tapati Dasgupta and R.N. Chattopadhyay
    177-184
  13. Enterprise Development in Medicinal Plants - Chandra Prakash Kala
    185-192
  14. Pastoral Women of Himalayas - Veena Bhasin
    193- 215

INDEX

217- 220

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