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Author Schöneich, Svenja, author.

Title Living on a time bomb : local negotiations of oil extraction in a Mexican community / Svenja Schöneich
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2023


Description 1 online resource (vii, 221 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; volume 30
Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; v. 30.
Summary "Providing a holistic understanding of extensive oil extraction in rural Mexico, this book focuses on a campesino community, where oil extraction is deeply inscribed into the daily lives of the community members. The book shows how oil shapes the space where it is extracted in every aspect and produces multiple uncertainties. The community members express these uncertainties using the metaphor of the time bomb. The book shows how they find ways to "live off the time bomb" by using mechanisms of short-term coping and long-term adaptation and thus, developing the capability to determine their lives despite the ever-changing challenges"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 29, 2022)
Subject Ejido de Emiliano Zapata -- Social conditions
SUBJECT Ejido de Emiliano Zapata. fast (OCoLC)fst00564833
Subject Petroleum industry and trade -- Mexico -- Ejido de Emiliano Zapata
Capitalism -- Mexico -- Ejido de Emiliano Zapata
Petroleum industry and trade.
Social conditions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2022019181
ISBN 9781800736573