2011

The Amazon Várzea

The Decade Past and the Decade Ahead

ISBN: 978-94-007-0145-8 (Print) 978-94-007-0146-5 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxix

  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction: Human Society in the Várzea: A History of Change and Adaptation to Contextual Uncertainties

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      Pages 11-36

      Life is Hard, Life is Beautiful: Some Perspectives on Health and Aging in Amazonian Rural Populations

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      Pages 37-51

      The Floodplain of the Lower Amazon as a Historical Place

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      Pages 53-65

      Socioeconomic Dynamics, Public Policies, and Migration in the Várzea of the Upper Solimões

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      Pages 67-82

      Proposals, Experiences, and Advances in the Legalization of Land Tenure in the Várzea

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      Pages 83-97

      Cities Along the Floodplain of the Brazilian Amazon: Characteristics and Trends

  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-105

      Introduction: Amazon Fisheries

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      Pages 107-117

      Impacts of the Comanagement of Subsistence and Commercial Fishing on Amazon Fisheries

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      Pages 119-135

      Integrating Comanagement and Land Tenure Policies for the Sustainable Management of the Lower Amazon Floodplain

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      Pages 137-144

      Management of Wildlife in the Floodplain: A Critical Look at Threats, Bottlenecks, and the Future in Amazonia

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      Pages 145-165

      Comanagement of the Application of Fisheries Resources in the Amazon: Present Status and Challenges for Management and Conservation

  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-171

      Introduction: Management and Conservation of Terrestrial Resources

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      Pages 173-185

      River and Human Legacies in Amazonian Floodplain Postagricultural Forests

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      Pages 187-206

      Várzea Forests: Multifunctionality as a Resource for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

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      Pages 207-229

      Forest Resources, Family Networks and the Municipal Disconnect: Examining Recurrent Underdevelopment in the Amazon Estuary

  5. Part IV

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-238

      Introduction: Strategies for Social and Environmental Conservation in Conservation Units

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      Pages 239-257

      Protected Areas of Sustainable Use, Involvement of Social Actors, and Biodiversity Conservation in the Várzea: The Case of the Mamirauá Reserve—Sharing Conservation Benefits in Central Amazonia, Brazil

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      Pages 259-273

      Participatory Conservation and Local Knowledge in the Amazon Várzea: The Pirarucu Management Scheme in Mamirauá

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      Pages 275-284

      The Political Economy of Resentment: A Result of Public Policies That Become Government Policies?

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      Pages 285-293

      Comments on Socioenvironmental Conservation Strategies in Protected Areas of the Amazon Várzea

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