Integrated Studies of Social and Natural Environmental Transition in Laos

ISBN: 978-4-431-54955-0 (Print) 978-4-431-54956-7 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Tradition and Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-27

      Laos in Transition: The Runner in Front, Leading the Race or Lagging a Lap Behind?

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      Pages 29-38

      The Impact of Urbanization on Land Use and the Changing Role of Forests in Vientiane

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      Pages 39-59

      Mountainous Livelihood in Northern Laos: Historical Transition and Current Situation of a Swidden Village

  3. Natural Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-84

      Grazing Behavior and Local Management of Cattle and Buffaloes in Rural Laos

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      Pages 85-97

      Analysis of Monsoon Climate Variability for Swidden Agriculture in Northern Laos

  4. Human–Nature Interaction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-118

      Land Use Management and Plant Utilization of a Swidden System in Northern Laos: A Case Study of Kachet Village, Nam Bak District, Luang Phabang Province

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      Pages 119-139

      Spatial Analysis of Flood Area and Its Impact on Rice Production on Vientiane Plain

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      Pages 141-158

      Influence of Human Activity on Water and Soil Conditions of Agricultural Land in Laos

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 159-160