Pastoral Politics: Shepherds, Bureaucrats and Conservation in the Western Himalaya

Pastoral Politics: Shepherds, Bureaucrats and Conservation in the Western Himalaya

by Vasant K. Saberwal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195643084
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/08/1999
Series: Studies in Social Ecology and Environmental History Series
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Tables
xiii
Figures
xv
Abbreviations xvii
A Note on Referencing and Spelling xix
Pastoralism and Environmental Alarm
1(11)
Access to Forage: Interplay of Property, Labour, Wealth and Networks
12(32)
A Question of Control
44(22)
Circumvention and Negotiation
66(25)
Changing Rationale for Forest Conservancy
91(22)
Science and the Desiccationist Discourse
113(29)
Uhl Valley Case Study: Rhetoric and Ecological Uncertainty
142(23)
Degradation and Shephered Land Usage
165(28)
Theoretical Considerations
193(16)
Conclusion
209(11)
Appendix-I: Methods and Approach 220(7)
Appendix-II: A Worked Example of Profits from Herding 227(2)
Appendix-III: Departmental Designations in Ascending Seniority 229(1)
Bibliography 230(10)
Index 240

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