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    • Forest product markets, forests and poverty reduction 

      Belcher, Brian (Commonwealth Forestry Association, 2005)
      There is a new and increasing emphasis on poverty alleviation and livelihoods improvement in forestry, representing both a challenge and an opportunity. This paper briefly reviews the evolution of the ‘livelihoods’ issue, ...
    • Girls' Visual Representations of Literacy in a Rural Ugandan Community 

      Jones, Shelley (Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 2008)
      This Ugandan-based study examined how visual modes of communication provide insights into girls' perceptions of literacy, and open broader dialogues on literacy, women, and development. Twenty-nine primary school girls ...
    • Island Time: The Media Logic and Ritual of Ferry Commuting on Gabriola Island, BC 

      Vannini, Phillip; Hodson, Jaigris (Canadian Journal of Communication, 2007)
      Gabriola Island, British Columbia, this article analyzes the meanings associated with the movement of the MV Quinsam—the primary means of transportation onto and off the island—and with the ritual of ferry commuting. By ...
    • Looking through the bamboo curtain: an analysis of the changing role of forest and farm income in rural livelihoods in China 

      Ruiz Pérez, M.; Belcher, Brian; Fu, Maoyi; Yang, Xiaosheng (Commonwealth Forestry Association, 2004)
      Forestry and poverty analyses in China show an ambiguous relationship. While the co-occurrence of forest rich areas and poor counties has been noted by some authors, others have stressed the role played by forestry in ...
    • Markets Drive the Specialization Strategies of Forest Peoples 

      Ruiz-Pérez, Manuel; Belcher, Brian; Achdiawan, Ramadhani; Alexiades, Miguel; Aubertin, Catherine; Caballero, Javier; Campbell, Bruce; Clement, Charles; Cunningham, Tony; Fantini, Alfredo; de Foresta, Hubert; Fernández, Carmen García; Gautam, Krishna H.; Martínez, Paul Hersch; de Jong, Wil; Kusters, Koen; Kutty, M. Govindan; López, Citlalli; Fu, Maoyi; Alfaro, Miguel Angel Martínez; Raghavan Nair, T.K.; Ndoye, Ousseynou; Ocampo, Rafael; Rai, Nitin; Ricker, Martin; Schreckenberg, Kate; Shackleton, Sheona; Shanley, Patricia; Sunderland, Terry; Youn, Yeo-Chang (Resilience Alliance, 2004)
      Engagement in the market changes the opportunities and strategies of forest-related peoples. Efforts to support rural development need to better understand the potential importance of markets and way people respond to them. ...
    • The relationship between forest research and forest management in China: an analysis of four leading Chinese forestry journals 

      Ruiz Pérez, M.; Fu, M.; Xie, J.; Yang, X.; Belcher, Brian (Commonwealth Forestry Association, 2004)
      We analyse the collaboration between forestry research institutions and forestry departments in China based on a bibliometric study of four leading Chinese forestry journals. Multiple-authored papers are frequent, and ...
    • Spinning the Globe : How Children Touch the World 

      Jones, Shelley (Centre for Cross-Faculty Inquiry, Faculty in Education, University of British Columbia, 2003)
    • Toward a Technography of Everyday Life: The Methodological Legacy of James W. Carey's Ecology of Technoculture as Communication 

      Vannini, Phillip; Vannini, April S.; Hodson, Jaigris (SAGE Publications, 2009)
      This article identifies Carey's contributions to the concept of technoculture and attempts to systematize his writings on communication, culture, and technology in order to craft a methodological strategy for the study of ...