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Liberation ecologies : environment, development, social movements

Author: Richard Peet; Michael Watts
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Liberation Ecologies', some of the most exciting theorists in the field explore the impact of political ecology in today's developing world, question what we understand by development and raise  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peet; Michael Watts
ISBN: 0415133610 9780415133616 0415133629 9780415133623
OCLC Number: 33357755
Description: xii, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Liberation ecology : development, sustainability, and environment in an age of market triumphalism / Richard Peet and Michael Watts --
Constructing nature : elements for a poststructural political ecology / Arturo Escobar --
Improved seeds and constructed society / Lakshman Yapa --
Movements, modernizations, and markets : indigenous organizations and agrarian strategies in Ecuador / Anthony Bebbington --
Discourses on soil loss in Bolivia : sustainability and the search for socioenvironmental "middle ground" / Karl S. Zimmerer --
Marxism, culture, and political ecology : environmental struggles in Zimbabwe's Eastern Highlands / Donald S. Moore --
Defining deforestation in Madagascar / Lucy Jarosz --
Converting the wetlands, engendering the environment : the intersection of gender with agrarian change in Gambia / Judith A. Carney --
Gender and class power in agroforestry systems : case studies from Indonesia and West Africa / Richard A. Schroeder and Krisnawati Suryanata --
From Chipko to Uttaranchal : development, environment, and social protest in the Garhwal Himalayas, India / Haripriya Rangan --
The political ecology of agrarian reform in China : the case of Heilongjiang province / Joshua S.S. Muldavin --
Conclusion : Towards a theory of liberation ecology / Michael Watts and Richard Peet.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Peet and Michael Watts.
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