Stealing Shining Rivers: Agrarian Conflict, Market Logic, and Conservation in a Mexican Forest

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What happens to indigenous people when their homelands are declared by well-intentioned outsiders to be precious environmental habitats? In this revelatory book, Molly Doane describes how a rain forest in Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca was appropriated and redefined by environmentalists who initially wanted to conserve its biodiversity. Her case study approach shows that good intentions are not always enough to produce results that benefit both a habitat and its many different types of inhabitants.Doane begins by showing ...

Stealing Shining Rivers: Agrarian Conflict, Market Logic, and Conservation in a Mexican Forest 2017, University of Arizona Press, Tucson

ISBN-13: 9780816535576

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Stealing Shining Rivers: Agrarian Conflict, Market Logic, and Conservation in a Mexican Forest 2012, University of Arizona Press, Tuscon, AZ

ISBN-13: 9780816505920

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