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Contrasting Theory and Practice: The World Bank and Social Capital in Rural Mexico

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter continues the emphasis on cross-regional comparison, addressing the role of both transnational and national actors by focusing on World Bank-funded rural development projects. The ... More


Images of Place in Green Politics: The Cultural Mirror of Indigenous Traditions

Douglas Torgerson

in Living with Nature: Environmental Politics as Cultural Discourse

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295099
eISBN:
9780191599262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829509X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Green movements on the Western European model need to be more aware that their predilection for open public debate and transparency of government decision‐making can be insensitive to the interests ... More


Building Forestry in Mexico: Ambitious Regulations and Popular Evasions

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the introduction of the science of forestry in Mexico, which provides a basis for the country’s forestry laws and policies. It discusses the role of officials of particular ... More


Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Andrew S. Mathews

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book describes Mexico’s efforts over the past one hundred years to manage its forests through forestry science and biodiversity conservation. The author shows that transparent knowledge was ... More


Introduction

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on Mexico’s forestry bureaucracies and the difficult role of the forestry bureaucrats. It traces the introduction of the science of forestry in Mexico around which national ... More


Industrial Forestry, Watershed Control, and the Rise of Community Forestry, 1956–2001

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on Fabricas Papeleras de Tuxtepec (FAPATUX) and Compañía Forestal de Oaxaca, the two timber companies that were awarded the majority of logging contracts for Oaxaca forests in ... More


Working the Indigenous Industrial

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the impact of meetings between indigenous communities and forestry technician encounters on the federal forestry institutions’ stability. It explores the mutually beneficial ... More


The Puzzle

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the evolution of certification as a form of private governance by focusing on three key industries: forestry, coffee, and fisheries. It offers an account of how market ... More


Certification Emergence and Growth Across Sectors

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book has traced the evolution of certification as a form of private governance in forestry, fisheries, and coffee industry. It has highlighted the complicated pattern in these certification ... More


Timber

Christine Cheng

in Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia: How Trade Makes the State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199673346
eISBN:
9780191755910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199673346.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the civil war, Liberia’s forestry sector rose to prominence as Charles Taylor traded timber for arms. When the war ended, the UN’s timber sanctions remained in effect, reinforced by the ... More


Environmental Issues and Conflict in Tibet

Yonten Nyima and Emily T. Yeh

in Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the social and economic impacts of state environmental policies in Eastern Tibet.


Forestry Comes to Oaxaca: Bureaucrats, Gangsters, and Indigenous Communities, 1926–1956

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the introduction of the science of forestry to Oaxaca from 1926 to 1956. It describes the efforts of the forest officials in protecting forests during the 1930s by building a ... More


Conclusion

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book presents an introduction of forestry science in Mexico along with its institutionalization through the Mexican forest service expansion and the role of Oaxaca’s indigenous forest ... More


Coffee Agroforestry in the Aftermath of Modernization: Diversified Production and Livelihood Strategies in Post-Reform Nicaragua

Silke Mason Westphal

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyzes coffee agroforestry in Meseta, western Nicaragua by using household survey data from small shade-grown coffee growers of different social backgrounds, and presents information ... More


The Community Forest Movement in Nepal as Participatory Governance: Civil Society, Deliberative Politics, and Participatory Expertise

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a detailed example of participatory environmental governance. The experience of the community forest movement and its participatory governance practices in Nepal offers ... More


Purity and Danger: The Dilemmas of Sustainable Timber in Indonesia

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the project to certify sustainable forestry in Indonesia. Although the field of forest certification was created in large part to counteract deforestation in Southeast Asia, the ... More


The State Strikes Back: Forest Certification in Authoritarian China

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the rise of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in China, as well as the challenges of implementation and competition from a state-sponsored homegrown system. Despite ... More


Public Accountability in Policy-making: Forest-Based Climate Change Mitigation in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Prakash Kashwan

in Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

International negotiations regarding climate change mitigation and adaption have been such a dominant force on the global agenda that some scholars identify the push for forest-related carbon ... More


Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT): transnational dynamics of an EU experimentalist regime

Christine Overdevest and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

Of all the EU’s external policies, the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) initiative is among the most clearly experimentalist. This initiative seeks to combat illegal logging and ... More


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