Contested Extractivism, Society and the State: Struggles by Bettina Engels, Kristina Dietz

By Bettina Engels, Kristina Dietz

This publication empirically discusses contemporary struggles over land and mining, exploring state-society relatives conflicts on a variety of scales. by contrast with the prevailing literature, analyses during this quantity intentionally specialise in large-scale land use adjustments either when it comes to the growth of commercial mining and to agro-industry. The authors contend that there are major parallels among contestations over various editions of source extractivism, as they replicate a similar international developments and tactics. Chapters draw on serious theoretical methods from political ecology, political economic climate, spatial concept, contentious politics, and the research of democracy. The authors not just offer empirical insights on genuine source struggles from diverse global areas in keeping with in-depth box study, but additionally give a contribution to theory-building through linking innovations from numerous severe ways to each other, constructing a viewpoint for analysing struggles over assets regarding present worldwide predicament phenomena.

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