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Environmental Governance in Latin America: 2016

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Edited by: Fabio De Castro, Barbara Hogenboom, Michiel; Baud

ISBN13: 9781137574084
Published: January 2016
Publisher: Palgrave Scholarly
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £15.00



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This book is open access under a CC-BY license. The contributors investigate a broad range of emerging socio-environmental challenges faced by contemporary Latin America. By using environmental governance as an overarching analytical concept, they cross territorial, sectorial, and institutional boundaries to address the nature/society nexus.

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Subjects:
Environmental Law, Other Jurisdictions , Latin America
Contents:
Introduction: Environment and Society in Contemporary Latin America
Fabio de Castro, Barbara Hogenboom and Michiel Baud
PART I: SETTING THE STAGE
1. Origins and Perspectives of Latin American Environmentalism
Joan Martinez-Alier, Michiel Baud and Hector Sejenovich
2. Social Metabolism and Conflicts over Extractivism
Joan Martinez-Alier and Mariana Walter
3. Indigenous Knowledge in Mexico: Between Environmentalism and Rural Development
Mina Kleiche-Dray and Roland Waast
PART II: NEW POLITICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES
4. The Government of Nature: Post-Neoliberal Environmental Governance in Bolivia and Ecuador
Pablo Andrade A.
5. Changing Elites, Institutions and Environmental Governance
Benedicte Bull and Mariel Aguilar-Stoen
6. Water-Energy-Mining and Sustainable Consumption: Views of South American Strategic Actors
Cristian Parker, Gloria Baigorrotegui and Fernando Estenssoro
7. Overcoming Poverty through Sustainable Development
Hector Sejenovich
PART III: NEW PROJECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE
8. Forest Governance in Latin America: Strategies for Implementing REDD
Mariel Aguilar-Stoen, Fabiano Toni and Cecilie Hirsh
9. Rights, Pressures and Conservation in Forest Regions of Mexico
Leticia Merino
10. Local Solutions for Environmental Justice
David Barkin and Blanca Lemus
11. Community Consultations: Local Responses to Large-Scale Mining in Latin America
Mariana Walter and Leire Urkidi
Afterword: From Sustainable Development to Environmental Governance
Eduardo Silva;