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Conservation is our government now : the politics of ecology in Papua New Guinea

Author: Paige West
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Series: New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ethnography and critique of conservationist efforts in Papua New Guinea, focusing on the misunderstandings, mistranslations, and complexities that arise in the discourse between conservation/biologists and local people.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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West, Paige, 1969-
Conservation is our government now.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005033599
(OCoLC)62324944
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paige West
ISBN: 9780822388067 0822388065
OCLC Number: 637098336
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 320 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: New Guinea-New York --
Making Crater Mountain --
Articulations, histories, development --
Conservation histories --
A land of pure possibility --
The practices of conservation-as-development --
Exchanging conservation for development.
Series Title: New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Paige West.
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