Forest Resources Management in Indonesia (1968-2004): A Political Ecology Approach by Herman HidayatForest Resources Management in Indonesia (1968-2004): A Political Ecology Approach by Herman Hidayat

Forest Resources Management in Indonesia (1968-2004): A Political Ecology Approach

byHerman Hidayat

Hardcover | March 2, 2016

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This book explores the forestry sector and its context, investigating the management of forest resources in Indonesia. It covers topics including forest fires, deforestation, water pollution, depletion of biodiversity, climate change and environmental damages. The book adopts a political economy approach, elaborating on the role of direct actors such as the central government, private companies and local governments, and the role of indirect actors. In addition, readers will discover anthropological and sociological perspectives through engagement with local communities such as the Kutai, Banjar and Rejang ethnic groups, Chinese trading communities, NGOs and Academics.

Featuring interviews with 91 informants and participatory observations, the text draws on secondary literature to provide a comprehensive overview of the subject. This work is illustrated with figures, tables and maps and will be of particular interest to students and researchers of forest policies. It makes a valuable contribution to forest sciences and will also be useful to those in non-government organizations, politicians and business men with an interest in forest resources management, or a deeper interest in Indonesia.

Herman Hidayat has been a Senior Researcher at Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), The Research Center for Society and Culture (PMB) since 1985. He obtained his professorship in December 2014. He completed his doctoral degree (Ph.D) in Laboratory of Forest Policy at the Department of Forest Science, Graduate School of Agricultural...
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Title:Forest Resources Management in Indonesia (1968-2004): A Political Ecology ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:350 pagesPublished:March 2, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9812877444

ISBN - 13:9789812877444

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Foreword.- List of Abbreviations.- Part I: Introduction.- Chapter 1: The Political Ecology of Forest Resources Management.- Part II: Forest Management under the Soeharto Government.- Chapter 2: Political Transition From Soekarno to Soeharto.- Chapter 3: Forestry Industry (Logging, HTI, Plywood, Pulp and Paper).- Part III: Environmental Impact of Forest Management.- Chapter 4: Analysts Comments on Deforestation.- Chapter 5: NGOs' Criticisms on Forestry Management.- Part IV: Forest Management in the Reformation Era.- Chapter 6: Decentralization on the Forestry Sector.- Chapter 7: Government Versus Local Indigenous People in Papua.- Chapter 8: Interpretations of Decentralization by Stakeholders.- Chapter 9: Problems in The Decentralization Process: Illegal Logging Practices.- Part V: Local Responses to Forest Management: A Case Study of East Kalimantan.- Chapter 10: Logging, Forestry Industry and The Regional Economy.- Chapter 11: Livelihood of Local People in Muara Gusik Village.- Part VI: Local Responses to Forest Management: A Case Study of Bengkulu.- Chapter 12: Logging, Coffee Production, Distribution and Markets in Bengkulu.- Part VII: Conclusions and Recommendations.- Chapter 13: Conclusions and Recommendations.- Bibliography.- Maps.- Index Terms.