Contested Extractivism, Society and the State: Struggles by Bettina Engels,Kristina Dietz

By Bettina Engels,Kristina Dietz

This booklet empirically discusses fresh struggles over land and mining, exploring state-society family conflicts on a number of scales. by contrast with the present literature, analyses during this quantity intentionally concentrate on large-scale land use alterations either when it comes to the growth of commercial mining and to agro-industry. The authors contend that there are major parallels among contestations over diversified versions of source extractivism, as they mirror an identical international tendencies and procedures. Chapters draw on serious theoretical ways from political ecology, political financial system, spatial idea, contentious politics, and the examine of democracy. The authors not just supply empirical insights on real source struggles from various international areas in keeping with in-depth box study, but additionally give a contribution to theory-building by way of linking strategies from a variety of serious ways to at least one one other, constructing a viewpoint for analysing struggles over assets with regards to present worldwide problem phenomena.

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