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Development and Environmental Policy in India : The Last Few Decades

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Development and Environmental Policy in India : The Last Few Decades
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Development and Environmental Policy in India
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The Last Few Decades
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Development and Environmental Policy in India : The Last Few Decades
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Development and Environmental Policy in India : The Last Few Decades
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  • Dedication -- Preface -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Development and Environmental Policy -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 The Context of Development: The World View -- 1.3 Responses and Policy Responses: The Conceptual Underpinnings -- 1.4 Policy-Making and Linked Social-Ecological Systems -- 1.5 The Backdrop in India up to the 1980s: Development, Equity and Poverty Alleviation -- 1.6 The Decade of the 1980s: The Rise of Environmental Concerns Within the Government -- 1.7 The Decades Since Then -- 1.8 Drivers and Impacts: The Present Volume -- References -- Chapter 2: Land and Forest Policy: Resources for Development or Our Natural Resources? -- 2.1 The Issue -- 2.2 The Legacy: Centrally Governed Forest Land and Privileged Private Land -- 2.3 India's Common Lands: An Un-understood and Neglected Category -- 2.4 Taking Partial Cognisance of Field Reality: Change Through the JFM and Watershed Guidelines in the 1990s -- 2.5 Forests as a Case Study: A Story of Policies, Acts, Rules and Judicial Intervention -- 2.6 The Judiciary in Forest Policy -- 2.7 And What of Institutional Change to Decentralised Community Management? -- 2.8 The Tilt Towards Growth: To and Fro Movement -- 2.9 Conclusions: Stakeholders, Participation and Complexities of Public Policy -- References -- Chapter 3: Climate Change Policy in India -- 3.1 Climate Change Policy: Early Phases -- 3.2 Climate Policy Within India: The Indian Position from the 1980s -- 3.3 India in the World: A Self-Created Isolation (1997-2005) -- 3.4 Beginnings of Change: Participation in the CDM and Being a Part of the Solution -- 3.5 International Stance and Domestic Imperatives: A Contradiction of Sorts -- 3.6 The Changing International Scenario -- 3.7 Future Directions for Climate Policy: Co-evolving Institutions -- References -- Chapter 4: Rights-Based Approaches: Do Environmental Movements Make a Dent on Policy?
  • 4.1 Environmental Movements -- 4.2 Successful Early Movements in India: The Silent Valley and the Chipko Movements -- 4.3 Narmada Bachao Andolan: A Movement with Limited Immediate Success -- 4.4 The Vedanta Case in Orissa: The Role of Political Economy -- 4.5 Protests Around Water and Air Pollution -- 4.6 Local Movements and the National Agenda in India: Did They Impact It? -- 4.7 Expert Committees, Political Economy and Policy-{u00AD}Making: The Western Ghats Case -- 4.8 From Peoples' Movements to Elected Representatives: At Local and/or State Levels -- 4.9 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5: Does a Good Knowledge Base Influence Policy-Making -- 5.1 Prologue -- 5.2 The Natural and Social Science Anchor -- 5.3 Concepts, Theories, Models and Environmental Policy -- 5.4 Conceptual Frameworks -- 5.5 Concepts in Environmental Policy Formulation: Sustainable Development, Sustainability and Resilience -- 5.6 More Concepts: Vulnerable People and Vulnerable Places -- 5.7 More Conceptual Approaches: 'De-growth' and 'Radical Ecological Democracy Green Growth' -- 5.8 Developments in India: The National Environmental Policy (2006), Green Accounting and Low-Carbon Growth -- 5.9 Looking Forward in India: Mixed Signals -- References -- Chapter 6: Addressing Environmental Issues of the Future -- 6.1 The Picture Circa 1990: Where Did We Begin from? -- 6.2 Evolution of Environmental Policy in India: A Quick Review -- 6.3 State of Knowledge on Policy Choices and How They Should Evolve -- 6.4 A Few Underlying Dilemmas and Their Implications -- References
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