Books tagged: indigenous peoples

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Degrees of Illusion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? The reasons why indigenous communities end up degrading or conserving natural resources are addressed in this book, filling a critical gap in current knowledge about the socioeconomic drivers of biodiversity loss and the rise of community-based conservation in tropical forests.
Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development
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Pre-release—available April 1, 2015. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Social safeguards are intended to prevent the negative impacts of large-scale development projects. The collection of stories from the field included in this book illustrates the principles and application of social safeguards in the context of projects funded by multilateral banks, identifying key challenges in their implementation and exploring paths to overcome those limitations.