People, Plants, and Justice: The Politics of Nature Conservation

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byCharles Zerner

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Charles Zerner is a visiting scholar at New York University's Institute for Law and Society and adjunct professor at the Draper Program in Humanities and Social thought at NYU and adjunct professor at the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation at Columbia University.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 21, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I: Across the Terrain
Introduction: Toward a Broader Vision of Justice and Nature Conservation, by Charles Zerner
1. Contested Communities, Malignant Markets, and Gilded Governance: Justice, Resource Extraction, and Conservation in the, by Michael J. Watts
2. Beyond Distributive Justice: Resource Extraction and Environmental Justice in the Tropics, by Richard A. Schroeder
II: On Location: Case Studies
3. Justice for Whom? Contemporary Images of Amazonia, by Candace Slater
4. Outrage in Rubber and Oil: Extractivism, Indigenous Peoples, and Justice in the Upper Amazon, by Soren Hvalkof
5. Land, Justice, and the Politics of Conservation in Tanzania, by Roderick P. Neumann
6. Rebellion, Representation, and Enfranchisement in the Forest Villages of Makacoulibantang, Eastern Senegal, by Jesse C. Ribot
7. The Damar Agroforests of Krui, Indonesia: Justice for Forest Farmers, by Geneviäve Michon, Hubert de Foresta, Kusworo, and Patrice Levang
8. Tropical Forests Forever? A Contextual Ecology of Bentian Rattan Agroforestry Systems, by Stephanie Gorson Fried
9. Global Markets, Local Injustice in Southeast Asian Seas: The Live Fish Trade and Local Fishers in the Togean Islands of Sulawesi, by Celia Lowe
10. Exploitation of Gaharu, and Forest Conservation Efforts in the Kayan Mentarang National Park, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, by Frank Momberg, Rajindra Puri, and Timothy Jessup
11. The Meaning of the Manatee: An Examination of Community-Based Ecotourism Discourse and Practice in Gales Point, Belize, by Jill M. Belsky
12. Profits, Prunus, and the Prostate: International Trade in Tropical Bark, by Anthony Balfour Cunningham and Michelle Cuninngham
13. A Tale of Two Villages: Culture, Conservation, and Ecocolonialism in Samoa, by Paul Alan Cox
14. One in Ten Thousand? The Cameroon Case of Ancistrocladus korupensis, by Sarah A. Laird, A. B. Cunningham, and Estherine Lisinge
15. The Fate of the Collections: Social Justice and the Annexation of Plant Genetic Resources, by Bronwyn Parry

Editorial Reviews

A timely book that will contribute significantly to the worldwide effort to right the wrongs that are being done.