Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Living with disasters : communities and development in the Indian Sundarbans / Amites Mukhopadhyay.

By: Mukhopadhyay, Amites [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Delhi, India : Cambridge University Press, 2016Description: xxx, 178 pages : illustrations, maps 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107107281 (hbk.).Subject(s): Community development -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | Soil erosion -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | Soil management -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | Natural disasters -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / GeographyDDC classification: 307.1409541 MUK Other classification: SCI030000
Contents:
Maps and illustrations; Tables and charts; Glossary; Acronyms; Acknowledgements; Note on transliteration; 1. Introduction; 2. From wasteland to wonderland: the making of a heritage site; 3. Governing the Sundarbans embankments today: between policies and practices; 4. Treading a fine path between river and land: livelihoods around embankments; 5. Beldars, embankments and governance: question of Aboriginality revisited; 6. Catching prawns, endangering embankments: sustainability-unsustainability rhetoric; 7. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: ""Studies land erosion and the islanders' vulnerability and displacement in the disaster-prone Sundarbans in east India"--Provided by publisher"--
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
307.1409541 MUK 008783 (Browse shelf) Available 008783

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Maps and illustrations; Tables and charts; Glossary; Acronyms; Acknowledgements; Note on transliteration; 1. Introduction; 2. From wasteland to wonderland: the making of a heritage site; 3. Governing the Sundarbans embankments today: between policies and practices; 4. Treading a fine path between river and land: livelihoods around embankments; 5. Beldars, embankments and governance: question of Aboriginality revisited; 6. Catching prawns, endangering embankments: sustainability-unsustainability rhetoric; 7. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

""Studies land erosion and the islanders' vulnerability and displacement in the disaster-prone Sundarbans in east India"--Provided by publisher"--

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Hit Counter