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China’s Eco-Dream and the Making of Invisibilities in Rural-Environmental Research

Elizabeth Lord

in Can Science and Technology Save China?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747021
eISBN:
9781501747045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747021.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts from the premise that technologies of knowing the environment are molded by broader political and societal contexts. Just as “science” is never singular, but rather an ... More


Man Destroys Nature?: Gender, History, and the Feminist Praxis of Situating Sustainability

Traci Brynne Voyles (ed.)

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This essay takes up one particular iteration of sustainability discourse, rooted in the American environmentalist tradition: seeing “man,” writ large, as an undifferentiated and usually malevolent ... More


Mapping agri-environmental knowledge systems

Sue Oreszczyn and Andy Lane

in Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter draws on the authors' experiences over many years of investigating knowledge exchange processes across three research projects that mostly dealt with agri-environmental knowledge systems ... More


“They Came for Nature”: A Political Ecology of Volunteer Tourism Development in Northern Thailand

Mary Mostafanezhad

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0035
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the sometimes contradictory perspectives of Thai host-community members, nongovernmental organization (NGO) practitioners, and volunteer tourists, using a political ecology ... More


Dalit Environmental Visions

Mukul Sharma

in Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477562
eISBN:
9780199090969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477562.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter attempts to broaden the definitions of environmental thought by adopting a Dalit lens. It conceptualizes environmental thought as ideas and actions encompassing the relationship between ... More


The Printer’s Revolt: A Narrative of the Captivity of James the Printer

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the beginning of King Philip’s War in the Nipmuc country, focusing not only on Native responses and resistance but also on the colonial drive toward containment, charged by fear ... More


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