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Underdeveloping the Amazon Extraction, Unequal Exchange, and the Failure of the Modern State

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ISBN-10: 0226080323

ISBN-13: 9780226080321

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen G. Bunker

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Book details

Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 3/20/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Glossary of Words and Phrases in Portuguese Used in the Text
Introduction
Energy Values in Unequal Exchange and Uneven Development
Extractive Economies and the Degradation of Natural and Human Environments
The Modern State, Capitalist Expansion, and Amazonian Extraction
The Limits of State Power on an Extractive Periphery
Power Differentials between Agencies and the Distortion of State Programs
The Cost of Modernity: Complex Bureaucracy and the Failure of the Colonization Program
Collaboration, Competition, and Corruption in Two Colonization Projects
The Failure of Cooperatives
Modernizing Land Tenure
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index