Conservation and Development in Cambodia: Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

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    Abstract

    Cambodia's headlong 'development' since 1993 has given the country one of the highest growth rates in Asia. This clear-headed, disturbing and often poignant volume counts up the human and ecological costs of uncontrolled 'development', deforestation, land-grabbing, foreign intrusions and endemic corruption on Cambodia's depleted landscape and on its distressed. resilient and long-suffering population." - David Chandler, Monash University, Australia. "This is an important book, and not just for those interested in Cambodia's environmental transformation. Empirically rich, it provides a powerful antidote to the comforting notion that economic growth can go hand-in-hand with environmental protection and this, in turn, with human development. Notwithstanding a few shards of hope, all-in-all this is a sobering volume that should be read by scholars, practitioners and officials alike." - Jonathan Rigg, National University of Singapore. Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon and New York
    PublisherRoutledge
    Number of pages292
    ISBN (Print)9780415706803
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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