PANNA: Resource Pointer #186


Pesticide Action Network Updates Service (PANUPS)

Resource Pointer #186

Novemeber 12, 1998

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Southeast Asia: The human landscape of modernization and development, 1997.* Jonathan Rigg. Examines development of Southeast Asia, focusing on the economies of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma). Looks at the changing rural- urban interactions and inclusion of the agricultural-rural sector into the urban-industrial sector. Critically examines notions of development and who benefits. 326 pp. For cost and ordering information, contact Routledge, 29 West 35th St., New York, NY 10001; phone (212) 216-7800; email cserve@routledge-ny.com.

*The Sustainability of Rice Farming, 1997.* D.J. Greenland. Gives historical overview of the importance of rice world wide. Looks at the sustainability of rice production, taking into account soil science, water management and social and economic factors. Discusses concerns arising from current rice production trends as well as steps towards increasing rice production in the future. 273 pp. US$95. CAB International, 198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016-4341; phone (212) 726-6490; fax (212) 686-7993; email cabi-nao@cabi.org.

*Passing on a Sense of Place and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Between Generations: A primer for Native American museum educators and community-based cultural education projects.* Gary Paul Nabhan (ed.) Looks at factors contributing to the lack of Native American children's involvement in their local environment. Examines the passing on of knowledge regarding ecological surroundings among the Tohono O'odham of the Sonoran desert and native American communities in general. Identifies ways in which Native American communities can evaluate the retention of traditional ecological knowledge in order to assess the needs for culturally sensitive, environmental education. Includes a sample survey in both English and Spanish. 39 pp. For cost and ordering information, contact Transboundary Sense of Place Project, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 North Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 87543; phone (520) 883-3074; fax (520) 883-2500; email place@azstarnet.com.

*Ecology and Farming; The International Magazine of IFOAM* International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. Trimesterly publication. Highlights international organic agricultural issues. Includes news on organic farming from countries around the world; biotechnology updates; regional developments in organic agriculture; articles on conversion to organic agriculture and certification; IFOAM events; and books and resources. Two year subscription is US$48 outside of Europe or US$30 in Europe. Please do not send checks. For payment information, contact IFOAM, c/o Okozentrum Imsbach, D-66636, Tholey Theley, Germany; phone (49-68) 53 5190; fax (49-68) 53 30110; email IFOAM@t-online.de.

*World Views: A quarterly review of resources for education and action.* World Views Institute. A resource for educators to identify materials for their classrooms regarding international peace and justice, development, gender, the environment and global education issues. Offers reviews of organizations; books; periodicals; films and videotapes; audio tapes and compact disks; and CD-ROMs. Yearly subscription within U.S. and Canada, US$50 for organizations; $25 for individuals. Other countries, US$65 for organizations; US$45 for individuals. To order, contact World Views, 1515 Webster St., Oakland, CA 94612-3355; phone (510) 451-1742; fax (510) 835-9631; email worldviews@igc.org.

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