17. Traditional Resource and Environmental Management

  1. E. N. Anderson3,
  2. D. Pearsall4,
  3. E. Hunn5 and
  4. N. Turner6
  1. Catherine S. Fowler1 and
  2. Dana Lepofsky2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch17

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Fowler, C. S. and Lepofsky, D. (2011) Traditional Resource and Environmental Management, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 5

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Anthropology, Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470547854

Online ISBN: 9781118015872

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Keywords:

  • traditional resource and environmental management' (TREM) - documenting indigenous systems of TREM;
  • TREM - capturing holistic nature of TREM systems;
  • managing forest, The Milpa Cycle of the Maya of Yucatan Peninsula - ancestral Maya, and tropical forest homelands

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining Traditional Resource and Environmental Management

  • The Historical and Social Context of Trem

  • Common Practices

  • Documenting Trem

  • Trem in Context

  • The Future of Trem

  • References