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Abha Lakshmi Singh,Shahab Fazal

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation (2008)

ISBN 10: 8176466263 ISBN 13: 9788176466264

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About this Item: B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. First edition. The volume focuses on the growing concern of academia for Urban Environmental Management. The volume throws light on issues associated with urbanization in rapidly growing economy, highlighting potential synergies and conflicts between competing and conflicting goals. The urban environment in the volume highlights the physical environment in urban areas with its complex mix of natural elements and built environment, i.e. physical environment constructed and modified for human habitation as well as for their economic activity. The volume consists of 17 articles from eminent researcher working on urban environment. The research articles are empirical studies conducted in different urban centres projecting factual status of urban environment and its management. The volume investigates important issues of urbanization such as land use -land transformation, livelihood structure, slum, inequality, water, sanitation, waste management and heath etc. CONTENTS: 1. Introduction : Urban Environmental Management : An Agenda 2. Development of the Eco City-Why and Where Sustainable Urban Development 3. Socio-Economic Segmentation, Ienquality in Micro Environment and Process of Degradation Peripheralization in New Delhi 4. An Integrated Geo-Spatial Approach for Monitoring Urban Environment Management : Issues and Challenges in India 5. Urban Environmental Management in India : Issues and Challenges 6. Environment and Urbanization : The Impact on Human Health 7. Socio-Economic and Health Conditions of Slum Dwellers in Meerut City 8. Solid Waste Management in Himalayan Hill Spots : A Case Study of Kullu-Manali in Himachal Pradesh, India 9. Urban Green in Karachi, Pakistan 10. Decreasing Urban Water Resources in the Environs of Hyderabad 11. Rain Water Harvesting : A Case Study of Lucknow City 12. Three Decades of Land-Use Changes in Guwahati City 13. Managing Environmenta in Urban Slums : A Case Study of Patpar Gunj Complex in New Delhi 14. Issue of Ecological Sustainability of Urban Centers-A Case Study of Hyderabad Urban 15. Monitoring Urban Environment by Using RS and GIS Techniques : A Case Study of Balewadi Village from Pune 16. Anthropographic Impact on Resources Depletion and Urban Environmental Planning : A Case study of Hyderabad Metropolis 17. Landuse and Work-force Structure in Peri-urban Areas : Implications for Livelihood in Three Metropolitan Cities 18. Urban Sprawl of Dehradun City : Some Emerging Issues Printed Pages: 374. Seller Inventory # 5719

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Abha Lakshmi Singh,Shahab Fazal

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation (2008)

ISBN 10: 8176466255 ISBN 13: 9788176466257

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About this Item: B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. First edition. The volume focuses on the growing concern of academia for rural environmental management. The volume throws light on issues associated with rural areas in rapidly changing economy, highlighting potential synergies and conflicts between competing and conflicting goals. The volume highlights complex socio-economic processes in rural areas resulting in inadequate development, which are said to be the cause of environmental degradation. Although considerable efforts and various strategies through different programmes for sustainable rural development have been formulated. But it needs to shift in focus, approach and design of intervention and organizational framework. The volume consists of 16 articles from eminent researchers working on rural area management. The research articles are empirical studies conducted in different rural areas projecting factual status of rural environment and its management. The volume investigates issues such as rural transformation, smart growth, sustainable development, rural tourism, agricultural sustainability, agricultural marketing, contract farming, land degradation, waste land management and watershed management. CONTENTS: 1. Introduction : Rural Environmental Management: need of the Hour/Abha Lakshmi Singh and Shahab Fazal 2. Perspective of Rural Environment in India/Mohammed Shafi 3. Rural Transformations in Western Europe : an Overview/Guy M. Robinson 4. Smart Growth as a Management Principle for Rural Urban Fringes in the United States : the Connecticut Example/Timothy J. Rickard 5. Countryside and Tourism : Managing Processes of Social Construction in the Planning of Future Countrysides/Soumaya Frej, Melanie Doyon, Denis Granjon and Christopher Bryant 6. Role of Rural Tourism in Environmental Management in India/Daksha Barai and Jayashree Madan Gopal 7. Evaluating Agricultural Sustainability in Rainfed Regions in India/Kausalya Ramachandran, T. Srinivas, M. Shankar Rao, M. Gayatri, V. Bhaskar and Sreekant 8. Female Workers in the Informal Sector of Meerut District : a Spatial Analysis/Haroon Sajjad and Abha Lakshmi Singh 9. Marketable Surplus in Subsistence Agriculture and Rural Development : a Case Study of Jorhat District, Assam/K.K. Gogoi and Surendra Singh 10. Contract Dairy Farming and its Socio-economic Relevance in North India : a Case Study/Nizamuddin Khan and Md. Minhajul Hoda 11. Environmental Assessment of Hydropower Projects in the Himalayan Beas Valley of Himachal State, India/Jagdish C. Kuniyal and Reeju Sharma 12. Management of Common Pool Waste Land for Sustainable Rural Development in Kumaon Himalayan : a Participatory Approach/P.C. Tiwari and Bhagwati Joshi 13. Spatial variation in lopping in Western Himalayas : a Case Study of some Selected Villages in Ramnagar Forest Division, Jammu and Kashmir/Shyamal Sarkar and Gurbakhsh Singh 14. Irrigation Induced Agricultural Development and Land Resource Degradation in Haryana/M.S. Jaglan and Vijay Kumar 15. Problems Faced in Ravined Villages in Semi-arid Watersheds of Rajasthan/R.D. Doi 16. Understanding Environmental Risks : Approaches and Methods of Model Villages for Rural Development in Himalayas/Kaushal Kumar Sharma 17. Pushkar : a Journey from a Small Village to a hot Tourist Spot and Changing Cultural Landscape/Ajay Kumar Sharma Printed Pages: 448. Seller Inventory # 5700

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