Liberation Ecologies Environment, Development, Social Movements

ISBN-10: 0415133629

ISBN-13: 9780415133623

Edition: 1996

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This book explores the impact of political ecology in today's developing world and casts new light on the interrelations of development, social movements and the environment in the South, raising questions and hopes about change on a global scale.
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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/30/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Michael Watts is Class of 1963 Professor of Geography and Development Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is coeditor of Violent Environments , also from Cornell, author most recently of Curse of the Black Gold , and coauthor of Afflicted Powers .

Preface
Renewing Political Ecology
Liberating Political Ecology
The Political Ecology of Famine: The Origins of the Third World
Invisible Forests: The Political Ecology of Forest Resurgence in El Salvador
Discourse and Practice
Environmental Discourse on Soil Degradation in Bolivia: Sustainability and the Search for Socioenvironmental 'Middle Ground'
Purity and Pollution: Racial Degradation and Environmental Anxieties
Eco-governmentality and other Transnational Practices of a 'Green' World Bank
Institutions and Governance
Nature-State-Territory: Toward a Critical Theorization of Conservation Enclosures
Water, Markets and Embedded Institutions in Western India
Transition Environments: Ecological and Social Challenges to Post-Socialist Industrial Development
Conflict and Struggle
Violent Environments: Petroleum Conflict and The Political Ecology of Rule in the Niger Delta, Nigeria
Gender and Class Power in Agroforestry Systems: Case studies from Indonesia and West Africa
Gender Conflict in Gambian Wetlands
Movement
Environment, Indigeneity and Transnationalism
From Chipko to Uttaranchal: The Environment of Protest and Development in the Indian Himalaya
Movements and Modernizations, Markets and Municipalities: Indigenous Federations in Rural Ecuador
Industrial Pollution and Social Movements in Thailand
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