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Conservation and Globalization A Study of National Parks and Indigenous Communities from East Africa to South Dakota

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ISBN-10: 0534613179

ISBN-13: 9780534613174

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jim Igoe

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This book makes current issues in political ecology and the question of globalization accessible to undergraduate students, as well as to non-academic readers. It is also empirically and theoretically rigorous enough to appeal to an academic audience. CONSERVATION AND GLOBALIZATION opens with a discussion of these two broad issues as they relate to the author's fieldwork with Maasai herding communities on the margins of Tarangire National Park in Tanzania. It explores different theoretical perspectives (Neo-Marxist and Foucauldian) on globalization and why both are relevant to the case studies presented. Students are introduced to the practice of multi-sited ethnography and its centrality…    
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Jim Igoe is Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado at Denver, USA. He works on the politics and impacts of NGOs and his current work examines the destruction and reconstruction of New Orleans.

Seeing Conservation through the Global Lens
A Clash of Two Conservation Models
Fortress Conservation: A Social History of National Parks
The Maasai NGO Movement and Tanzania's Transition from Fortress Conservation to Community-Based Conservation
National Parks and Indigenous Communities: A Global Perspective
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