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Life and Death Matters Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium

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ISBN-10: 0761991859

ISBN-13: 9780761991854

Edition: 1997

Authors: Barbara R. Johnston

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Description:

This book demonstrates how the life and death struggles of people across the globe matter, to those involved, to those immediately and distantly responsible, and to us, who will experience similar difficulties, unless solutions are found.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 3/28/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Barbara Brower is Professor of Geography at Portland State University.Barbara Rose Johnston is Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Political Ecology and is editor of several important volumes including Who Pays the Price, Life and Death Matters, and Water, Culture, and Power.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Life and Death Matters at the End of the Millennium
Economic Development: Global Forces/Local Responses
Distant Processes: The Global Economy and Outer Island Development in Indonesia
Uncommon Property Rights in Southwest China: Trees and Tourists
Biodiversity: Preserving What, for Whom?
Nature, Development, and Culture in the Zambezi Valley
African Wildlife: Conservation and Conflict
Mineral Wealth vs. Biotic Health
The Master Thief: Gold Mining and Mercury Contamination in the Amazon
War on Subsistence: Mining Rights at Crandon/Mole Lake, Wisconsin
Agriculture and Agri-Conflict
Purity and Danger: Regulating Organic Farming
Resource Access, Environmental Struggles, and Human Rights in Honduras
Development, Degradation, Misery, and Conflict
Tourism, Environmentalism, and Cultural Survival in Quintana Roo
Environment, Development, and Indigenous Revolution in Chiapas
Postwar Matters
Life and Death Matters in Eritrean Repatriation
Environmental Justice, Health, and Safety in Urban South Africa
Problems that Push the Parameters of Time and Space
Fighting Back: Justice, the Marshall Islands, and Neglected Radiation Communities
Complex Problems and No Clear Solutions: Radiation Victimization in Russia
Conclusion: Crisis, Chaos, Conflict, and Change
Draft Principles on Human Rights and the Environment
Index
About the Editor