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By: Deane Curtin
218 pages, no illustrations
Examines cultural conflicts over economic development and proposes a new, postcolonial environmental ethic.
... an important contribution to environmental philosophy... includes provocative discussions of institutional and systemic violence, indigenous resistance to development," the land ethic, deep ecology, ecofeminism, women's ecological knowledge, Jeffersonian agrarian republicanism, Berry's ideas about "principled engagement in community," wilderness advocacy, and the need for an attachment to place." Choice "This is a very important book, raising serious questions for development theorists and environmentalists alike." Boston Book Review
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