Black and green : Afro-Colombians, development, and nature in the Pacific lowlands (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Black and green : Afro-Colombians, development, and nature in the Pacific lowlands

Author: Kiran Asher
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a framework for re-conceptualizing the relationship between neoliberal development and social movements. Moving beyond the notion that development is a hegemonic, homogenizing force that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kiran Asher
ISBN: 9780822344872 0822344874 9780822344834 0822344831
OCLC Number: 730703012
Description: xv, 247 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Abbreviations and Acronyms xiiiIntroduction: Black Social Movements and Development in the Making 11. Afro-Colombian Ethnicity: From Invisibility to the Limelight 322. "The El Dorado of Modern Times": Economy, Ecology, and Territory 573. "El Ruido Interno de Comunidades Negras": The Ethno-Cultural Politics of the PCN 1004. "Seeing with the Eyes of Black Women": Gender, Ethnicity, and Development 1305. Displacement, Development, and Afro-Colombian Movements 154Appendix A. Transitory Article 55 191Appendix B. Law 70 of 1993: Outline and Salient Features 192Notes 197References 211Index 233
Responsibility: Kiran Asher.
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