9780822337126

Conservation Is Our Government Now

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822337126

  • ISBN10:

    0822337126

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-06-30
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr

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Summary

"Incisive, moving, and beautifully written, "Conservation Is Our Government Now" is an absolutely exemplary study and a completely absorbing narrative. It is quite simply one of the most sophisticated political ecology books I have read to date."--Neil Smith, author of "The Endgame of Globalization"

Author Biography

Paige West is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Acronyms
New Guinea-New York
Making Crater Mountain
Articulations, Histories, Development
Conservation Histories
A Land of Pure Possibility
The Practices of Conservation-as-Development
Exchanging Conservation for Development
Appendices
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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