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Title Environment and citizenship in Latin America : natures, subjects and struggles / edited by Alex Latta & Hannah Wittman
Edition First edition
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 254 pages)
Series CEDLA Latin America studies (CLAS) ; 101
Latin America studies ; 101
Contents Chapter 1. Citizens, Society and Nature: Sites of Inquiry, Points of Departure / Alex Latta and Hannah Wittman -- Chapter 2. Environmental Citizenship and Climate Security: Contextualizing Violence and Citizenship in Amazonian Peru / Andrew Baldwin and Judy Meltzer -- Chapter 3. Multi-Scale Environmental Citizenship: Traditional Populations and Protected Areas in Brazil / Fabio de Castro -- Chapter 4. 'Sin Maíz No Hay País': Citizenship and Environment in Mexico's Food Sovereignty Movement / Analiese Richard -- Chapter 5. Social Participation and the Politics of Climate in Northeast Brazil / Renzo Taddei -- Chapter 6. Negotiating Citizenship in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala / Juanita Sundberg -- Chapter 7. Peru's Amazonian Imaginary: Marginality, Territory and National Integration / Maria Teresa Grillo and Tucker Sharon -- Chapter 8. Citizenship Regimes and Post-Neoliberal Environments in Bolivia / Jason Tockman -- Chapter 9. Chile is Timber Country: Citizenship, Justice and Scale in the Chilean Native Forest Market Campaign / Adam Henne and Teena Gabrielson -- Chapter 10. Access Denied: Urban Highways, Deliberate Improvisation and Political Impasse in Santiago, Chile / Enrique R. Silva -- Chapter 11. Environmental Collective Action, Justice and Institutional Change in Argentina / -- Chapter 12. Environmentalism as an Arena for Political Participation in Northern Argentina / Brian Ferrero -- Chapter 13. Legislating 'Rights for Nature' in Ecuador: The Mediated Social Construction of Human/Nature Dualisms / Juliet Pinto
Summary Scholarship related to environmental questions in Latin America has only recently begun to coalesce around citizenship as both an empirical site of inquiry and an analytical frame of reference. This has led to a series of new insights and perspectives, but few efforts have been made to bring these various approaches into a sustained conversation across different social, temporal and geographic contexts. This volume is the result of a collaborative endeavour to advance debates on environmental citizenship, while simultaneously and systematically addressing broader theoretical and methodological
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Citizenship -- Latin America.
Environmental policy -- Latin America -- Citizen participation.
Environmental protection -- Latin America -- Citizen participation.
Nature and civilization -- Latin America.
Political ecology -- Latin America.
Sustainable development -- Latin America.
Form Electronic book
Author Latta, Alex, 1973-
Wittman, Hannah.
ISBN 0857457489 (electronic bk.)
9780857457486 (electronic bk.)
(hardback alk. paper)