Guest editor and author Larry LohmannEditorsNiclas HällströmOlle NordbergRobert ÖsterberghSub-editor Wendy DaviesProduction editorsMattias LassonGerd Ryman-EricsonDesign and layoutMattias LassonPrintersMediaprintUddevalla, Sweden,September 2006Subscribers are kindly requested toinorm the Dag Hammarskjöld Centreo any changes o address or subscriptioncancellations.Editorial Of ceThe Dag Hammarskjöld CentreÖvre Slottsgatan 2SE-753 10 Uppsala, SwedenFax: +46-(0)18-12 20 72E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: www.dh.uu.seThe opinions expressed in the journalare those o the authors and do notnecessarily reect the views o the DagHammarskjöld Foundation.ISSN 0345-2328Larry Lohmann workswith the Corner House,a small research and soli-darity organisation in theUK. He is the co-author o
Pulping the South: Industrial Tree Plantations and the World Paper Economy
(with Ricardo Carrere, 1996) and
Whose Common Future? Reclaiming the Commons
‚(with Simon Fairlie, Nicholas Hildyardand Sarah Sexton, 1993), and co-editor o
The Struggle for Land and the fate of the Forests
(with Marcus Colchester, 1993). Since then,he has published articles and book chapterson climate change, land rights, globalisation,racism, orest conicts, development,environmental change in Southeast Asia andthe politics o cost-benet analysis. Duringthe 1980s he lived and worked in Thailand,most o the time with non-governmentalorganisations.Website: www.thecornerhouse.org.ukThis issue o
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projectpublications. It also orms part o a new phasein the journal’s history.
has been given a resh look - a new cover design and a new layout. At the same time weare introducing a new and simpler numberingsystem, consisting o a running number alongwith month and year o publication. Thisissue is No. 48 in the series o issues publishedsince 1972. The length o
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will continue toprovide a space or pioneering ideas, andthe essential character o the journal willremain unchanged.This issue o
is publishedin cooperation with the Corner House.