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The Risk of Neoliberal Glaciers

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Neoliberal reforms during the 1990s transformed natural resource access and environmental management worldwide. In Peru, hydroelectricity privatization allowed Duke Energy to consolidate control over ... More


Water and the Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World

Maren Clegg Hyer and Della Hooke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940285
eISBN:
9781786944221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940285.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As a third volume in the series Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World, this work illumines how an understanding of the impact of water on the daily lives of the people and the environment of the ... More


The Floating Signifier

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

What has by now become the classic entrance into Venice is all water: a drive or a train ride takes one across the Lagoon on the Ponte della Libertà and then the Linea 1 vaporetto completes the trip, ... More


Countryside Conservatism and Conservation

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter delves into how Savannah River valley residents had organized to oppose aspects of Georgia's and South Carolina's hydraulic waterscape. Aside from the Flint River case, southerners had a ... More


Placemaking in the Algonquian Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan and Victor D. Thompson

in The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 considers Virginia Algonquian place names, concluding that the Tsenacomacoh landscape was understood and labelled from the vantage of a canoe. Place names typically referenced navigation ... More


When Theory Becomes a Material Force: Gramsci’s Conjunctural Natures

Alex Loftus

in Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665716
eISBN:
9781452946849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665716.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter differs from other in the book in that it works far more directly with the conjunctural politics of postapartheid South Africa. Seeking to build on the example of Antonio Gramsci, for ... More


Community dynamics in highland watersheds

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198736868
eISBN:
9780191800481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736868.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Chapter 6 presents the interaction between space and time in determining the organization of natural communities in high altitude heterogeneous waterscapes. After explaining why high altitude waters ... More


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