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Liberation Ecologies

Edited By: Richard Peet and Michael Watts

416 pages, 20 b/w photos, illus


Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #144388 | ISBN: 0415312361
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #144387 | ISBN: 0415312353
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About this book

Extensively revised to reflect recent changes in debates over the real definitions of 'development' and 'environment', and containing 9 completely new chapters.


Preface; Part 1: Renewing Political Ecology; 1. Liberating Political Ecology Michael Watts and Richard Peet; 2. The Political Ecology of Famine: The Origins of the Third World Mike Davis; 3. Invisible Forests: The Political Ecology of Forest Resurgence in El Salvador Susanna B. Hecht; Part 2: Discourse and Practice; 4. Environmental Discourse on Soil Degradation in Bolivia: Sustainability and the Search for Socioenvironmental 'Middle Ground' Karl S. Zimmerer; 5. Purity and Pollution: Racial Degradation and Environmental Anxieties Jake Kosek; 6. Eco-governmentality and other Transnational Practices of a 'Green' World Bank Michael Goldman; Part 3: Institutions and Governance; 7. Nature-State-Territory: Toward a Critical Theorization of Conservation Enclosures Roderick P. Neumann; 8. Water, Markets and Embedded Institutions in Western India Navroz K. Dubash; 9. Transition Environments: Ecological and Social Challenges to Post-Socialist Industrial Development Dara O'Rourke; Part 4: Conflict and Struggle; 10. Violent Environments: Petroleum Conflict and The Political Ecology of Rule in the Niger Delta, Nigeria Michael Watts; 11. Gender and Class Power in Agroforestry Systems: Case studies from Indonesia and West Africa Richard A. Schroeder and Krisnawati Suryanata; 12. Gender Conflict in Gambian Wetlands Judith Carney Part 5: Movement; 13. Environment, Indigeneity and Transnationalism Tania Murray Li; 14. From Chipko to Uttaranchal: The Environment of Protest and Development in the Indian Himalaya Haripriya Rangan; 15. Movements and Modernizations, Markets and Municipalities: Indigenous Federations in Rural Ecuador Anthony Bebbington; 16. Industrial Pollution and Social Movements in Thailand Tim Forsyth

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