Georgia Journal of Ecological Anthropology

Articles from Vol. 1, 1997

Biodiversity Revisited
Biodiversity Revisited Biodiversity II. Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson (eds.) Joseph Henry Press. 1997. 551 pp. $34.95 (cloth)The publication of BioDiversity (Wilson and Peters 1988) brought into being a word for which both...
Can Gaharu Be Harvested Sustainably? A Case Study from East Kalimantan, Indonesia
IntroductionSince the late 1980s, non-government organizations (NGOs), agricultural extension workers, and international development agencies have devoted increasingly more attention to the potential for managing and sustainably exploiting non-timber...
Conservation and Culture: Natural Resource Management and the Local Voice
IntroductionContemporary natural resource management is expanding its focus as a result of the dynamic interchange between conservationists and local people residing in or near the world's protected wildlands. "Whereas conservation efforts previously...
Editor's Note for the Second Edition: Towards an Information Ecology1
There is a reason why past "ecological approaches" have failed, and it lies not in ecology but in the selfstyled "cultural ecologists." Modern ecologists, who not only analyze but even simulate dynamic ecosystems, take into consideration that all populations...
Schistosoma Japonicum Infection: A Hidden Cost of China's Three Gorges Dam?
IntroductionIn 1919, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen proposed improving shipping conditions and developing hydroelectric power generation in the "Three Gorges" section of the Yangtze River. During the 1930s, research on the project done by the Kuomintang government...
The HTO Influence
The HTO Influence Maximum Power: The Ideas and Applications of H. T. Odum. Charles A. S. Hall (ed.) University Press of Colorado. 1995. 393 pp. $49.95 (cloth)This volume grew out of a symposium held in Chapel Hill to celebrate the lifetime achievements...
The Introduction of the European Colonial and Mercantile World into New England: Transformations of Human Ecosystems
In the history of what was to become the northeast United States, there was a dramatic change in the non-human environment and the human sociocultural systems between the pre-colonial and colonial periods. Prior to human inhabitation of the area, change...
The Marx of Mondragón?
The Marx of Mondragón?The Myth of Mondragón: Cooperatives, Politics, and Working-Class Life in a Basque Town. Sharryn Kasmir. State University of New York Press. 1996. 243 pp. $23-95 (pb)The Mondragón cooperative system in Northern Spain is one that...
Transforming Herds and Herders: Modeling the Evolution of Himalayan Pastoralism
Introduction: Himalayan Subsistence TypesAdaptation to the constraints (and potentialities) of high-elevation, mountainous environments has been a popular theme of anthropologists, as well as geographers and other writers. Orlove and Guillet (1985) discuss...