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Rice Paddy or Shrimp Pond: Tough Decisions in Rural Thailand


  • Flaherty, Mark
  • Vandergeest, Peter
  • Miller, Paul


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  • Flaherty, Mark & Vandergeest, Peter & Miller, Paul, 1999. "Rice Paddy or Shrimp Pond: Tough Decisions in Rural Thailand," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(12), pages 2045-2060, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:27:y:1999:i:12:p:2045-2060

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    1. Leach, Melissa & Mearns, Robin & Scoones, Ian, 1999. "Environmental Entitlements: Dynamics and Institutions in Community-Based Natural Resource Management," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 225-247, February.
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    1. Johnson, Craig & Forsyth, Timothy, 2002. "In the Eyes of the State: Negotiating a "Rights-Based Approach" to Forest Conservation in Thailand," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 30(9), pages 1591-1605, September.
    2. Vagneron, Isabelle, 2007. "Economic appraisal of profitability and sustainability of peri-urban agriculture in Bangkok," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(2-3), pages 516-529, March.
    3. Gowing, J. W. & Tuong, T. P. & Hoanh, Chu Thai & Khiem, N. T., 2006. "Social and environmental impact of rapid change in the coastal zone of Vietnam: an assessment of sustainability issues," IWMI Books, Reports H039105, International Water Management Institute.
    4. Forsyth, Tim, 2007. "Are Environmental Social Movements Socially Exclusive? An Historical Study from Thailand," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(12), pages 2110-2130, December.
    5. Mekhora, Thamrong & McCann, Laura M.J., 2003. "Rice versus Shrimp Production in Thailand: Is There Really a Conflict?," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 35(01), April.
    6. Molle, F., 2003. "Reform of the Thai irrigation sector: is there scope for increasing water productivity," IWMI Books, Reports H032647, International Water Management Institute.
    7. Huitric, Miriam & Folke, Carl & Kautsky, Nils, 2002. "Development and government policies of the shrimp farming industry in Thailand in relation to mangrove ecosystems," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 441-455, March.
    8. Vandergeest, Peter, 2007. "Certification and Communities: Alternatives for Regulating the Environmental and Social Impacts of Shrimp Farming," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(7), pages 1152-1171, July.
    9. Luttrell, C., 2006. "Adapting to aquaculture in Vietnam: securing livelihoods in a context of change in two coastal communities," IWMI Books, Reports H039103, International Water Management Institute.
    10. Arquitt, Steve & Johnstone, Ron, 2008. "Use of system dynamics modelling in design of an environmental restoration banking institution," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(1), pages 63-75, March.

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