Kitajima's course materials

For KUINEP, Agriculture and Natural Resource Utilzation in Japan, Fall 2016. 

(1) Onlinve movies on Satoyama

Saga – Lycoris flowers between rice field in September     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0_dAO7fh2I

Begin Japanology – NHK      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GieM-putjg8

Satoyama : Japan’s secret garden (1999)       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pII_2VbgheI

 Satoyama II: Japan’s secret water garden (2004)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2WshkiSFpE    

Slash & burn agriculture in Hakusan area (in Japanese)  - http://ourworld.unu.edu/jp/yakihata


(2) Online resources 

Harie Shozuno Sato 針江 生水の郷 (しょうずのさと)http://www.biwako-visitors.jp/spot/detail/22203

International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiatives (IPSI)     http://satoyama-initiative.org

UNEP Millenium Ecosystem Assessment             http://www.unep.org/maweb/en/About.aspx

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Satoyama book  https://www.cbd.int/doc/publications/cbd-ts-52-en.pdf

Living in harmony with nature, booklet      https://www.env.go.jp/nature/satoyama/En_ActionPlan_summary_ver.pdf

Yakihata (slash & burn) in Siiba Village, Miyazaki Prefecture (in Japanese)  http://www.asia-documentary.com/yakihata/

Center for Tropical Forest Science - FoestGEO - http://www.forestgeo.si.edu

FAO - forest covers in East Asia - http://www.fao.org/3/a-y1997e/y1997e0u.htm

Early human migrations     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_human_migrations 


(3) References

3-A Books (* copies available in Kizuna lounge)

*Chazdon, R. L. (2014) Second growth: the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation. Chicago University Press.

*Duraiappah, A. K,  Takeuchi, K., et al. (2012) Satoyama-Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes of Japan. United Nations University Press.

Miyamoto, T.  (1960)  The Forgotten Japanese: Encounters with Rural Life and Folklore. (translated to English by J. S. Irish, published in  2010 from Stone Bridge)

*Miyashita, T. (2015) Social Ecological Restoration in Paddy-Dominated Landscapes. Springer. 

Morley, R. J.  2000. Origin and Evolution of Tropical Rain Forests. 378 pp. Wiley, Chichester.

*Rozzi, R.  et al. eds. (2015) Earth Stewardship: Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice. Springer. 

*Sakai, S. ed. (2014) Social Ecological Systems in Transition. Springer.

徳川林政史研究所 () (2015)  徳川の歴史再発見 森林の江戸学II , 東京堂出版

宮本常一 (1964) 山に生きる人びと 未来社 (河出文庫版 2011)

3-B Jouranal papers cited in the class

Berglund BE, Kitagawa J, Lageras P, Nakamura K, Sasaki N, Yasuda Y. 2014. Traditional Farming Landscapes for Sustainable Living in Scandinavia and Japan: Global Revival Through the Satoyama Initiative. Ambio 43: 559-578.

Kadoya T, Washitani I. 2011. The Satoyama Index: A biodiversity indicator for agricultural landscapes. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 140: 20-26.

Katoh K, Sakai S, Takahashi T. 2009. Factors maintaining species diversity in satoyama, a traditional agricultural landscape of Japan. Biological Conservation 142: 1930-1936.

Oppenheimer, S. (2009) The great arc of dispersal of modern humans: Africa to Australia. Quaternary International 202: 2–13 

Price, T. D. and Bar-Yosef, O. (2011) The Origin of Agriculture: New Data & New Ideas,  Current Anthropology, 52: No. S4.  

Sprague DS. 2013. Land-use configuration under traditional agriculture in the Kanto Plain, Japan: a historical GIS analysis. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 27: 68-91.

Angelson, A. (2007) Forest cover change in space and time: combining von Thünen and forest transition theories. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 4117.

Perz, S. G. ( 2007) Grand theory and context-specificity in the study of forest dynamics: forest transition theory and other directions. Professional Geographer 59: 105-114


© Kaoru Kitajima 2016