Mapping nature: Territorialization of forest rights in Thailand

@article{Vandergeest1996MappingNT,
  title={Mapping nature: Territorialization of forest rights in Thailand},
  author={Peter Vandergeest},
  journal={Society & Natural Resources},
  year={1996},
  volume={9},
  pages={159-175}
}
In Thailand, as elsewhere, the administrative definition of forest has changed from one based on classification by species to one based on territory. This process was an important facet of the more general process by which the central government claimed a monopoly on the administration of property rights to natural resources. The process took place in three stages: First, the government declared that all territory not claimed by permanent cultivators or other government agencies was forest… Expand
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