Global Political Ecology

Global Political Ecology

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This critical volume draws together contributions from 25 leading intellectuals in the field. It begins with an introductory chapter that introduces the readers to political ecology and summaries the books main findings. The following seven sections cover topics on the political ecology of war and the disaster state; fuelling capitalism: energy scarcity and abundance; global governance of health, bodies, and genomics; the contradictions of global food; capitala€™s marginal product: effluents, waste, and garbage; water as a commodity, human right, and power; the functions and dysfunctions of the global green economy; political ecology of the global climate; and carbon emissions. This book contains accounts of the main currents of thought in each area that bring the topics completely up-to-date. The individual chapters contain a theoretical introduction linking in with the main themes of political ecology, as well as empirical information and case material. Global Political Ecology serves as a valuable reference for students interested in political ecology, environmental justice, and geography.6 See, e.g. Pred 2000, Moore 2005, Neumann 2004, Massey 2005. 7 Not all the ... For example, see the different versions of the a€œSmall Wars Manual United States Marine Corps, a€ available on the internet (e.g. ... Cf Lia#39;s (1999) use of a€œtribal slota€ and Michel Trouillota#39;s (Trouillot 1991) now classic a€œsavage slot.a€ 22 Seeanbsp;...

Title:Global Political Ecology
Author:Richard Peet, Paul Robbins, Michael Watts
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-12-17


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