The questions that inspired this study are central to contemporary research within environmental anthropology, political ecology, and environmental history: How does the introduction of a modern, capitalist, resource regime affect the livelihood of indigenous peoples? Can sustainable resource management be achieved in a situation of radical commodification> of land and other aspects of nature? Focusing on conflicts relating to forest management, mining, and land rights, the author offers an insightful account of present-day challenges for indigenous people to accommodate aspirations for ethnic sovereignty and development.
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|Size: ||11.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Berghahn Books|
|Date published: || 2011|
|ISBN: ||9780857451057 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|