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Plundering Paradise: The Struggle for the Environment in the Philippines

By: R Broad and J Cavanagh

198 pages, 27 b/w photos

University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 1994 | #35284 | ISBN: 0520089219
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #24277 | ISBN: 0520080815
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An account of how peasants, fishermen, and other labourers have united in political action to halt the devastating destruction of the Philippine countryside.


Foreword, by Barbara Ehrenreich Acknowledgments Generation Lost Nature's Revenge The Last Rainforests "The First Environmentalists" Life Along the Death March The Wall Hearts and Minds "The Bastards of Bataan" From Plunder to Sustainability

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Robin Broad is Assistant Professor of International Development at American University and the author of Unequal Alliance: The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Philippines (California, 1988). John Cavanagh is Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and co-author, with Richard J. Barnet, of Global Dreams: Imperial Corporations and the New World Order (1994).

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