Instituting nature : authority, expertise, and power in Mexican forests (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Instituting nature : authority, expertise, and power in Mexican forests

Author: Andrew S Mathews
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
Series: Politics, science, and the environment.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, Mathews describes Mexico's efforts over the past hundred years to manage its forests through forestry science and biodiversity conservation. He shows that transparent knowledge was produced by encounters between the relatively weak forestry bureaucracy and the indigenous people who manage and own the pine forests of Mexico.
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mathews, Andrew S.
Instituting nature.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011009095
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew S Mathews
OCLC Number: 872127118
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Awards: Winner of Winner, 2013 Harold & Margaret Sprout Award given by the Enviornmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association 2013
Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2012 2013
Winner of ISA Environmental Studies Section Harold and Margaret Sprout Award 2013
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 304 p.).
Contents: Building forestry in Mexico: ambitious regulations and popular evasions --
The Sierra Juárez of Oaxaca: mobile landscapes, political economy, and the fires of war --
Forestry comes to Oaxaca: bureaucrats, gangsters, and indigenous communities, 1926-1956 --
Industrial forestry, watershed control, and the rise of community forestry, 1956-2001 --
The Mexican forest service: knowledge, ignorance, and power --
The acrobatics of transparency and obscurity: forestry regulations travel to Oaxaca --
Working the indigenous industrial.
Series Title: Politics, science, and the environment.
Responsibility: Andrew S. Mathews.

Abstract:

Here, Mathews describes Mexico's efforts over the past hundred years to manage its forests through forestry science and biodiversity conservation. He shows that transparent knowledge was produced by encounters between the relatively weak forestry bureaucracy and the indigenous people who manage and own the pine forests of Mexico.

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