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Title Violent environments / edited by Nancy Lee Peluso and Michael Watts.

Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  333.7 VIOL    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 453 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Violent Environments and Green Security -- 1. Violent Environments / Nancy Lee Peluso, Michael Watts 3 -- 2. Will the Circle Be Unbroken? A Critique of the Project on Environment, Population, and Security / Betsy Hartmann 39 -- II. Forms, Tactics, and Repertoires of Environmental Violence -- 3. Are "Forest" Wars in Africa Resource Conflicts? The Case of Sierra Leone / Paul Richards 65 -- 4. Territory, Custom, and the Cultural Politics of Ethnic War in West Kalimantan, Indonesia / Nancy Lee Peluso, Emily Harwell 83 -- 5. States of Nature and Environmental Enclosures in the American West / James McCarthy 117 -- 6. Damaging Crops: Sabotage, Social Memory, and the New Genetic Enclosures / Iain A. Boal 146 -- 7. Between a Ranch and a Hard Place: Violence, Scarcity, and Meaning in Chiapas, Mexico / Aaron Bobrow-Strain 155 -- III. Extraction, the Nature of Natural Resources, and Violence -- 8. Petro-Violence: Community, Extraction, and Political Ecology of a Mythic Commodity / Michael Watts 189 -- 9. International Dimensions of Conflict over Natural and Environmental Resources / James Fairhead 213 -- 10. Invisible Spaces, Violent Places: Cold War Nuclear and Militarized Landscapes / Valerie Kuletz 237 -- 11. Violence, Environment, and Industrial Shrimp Farming / Susan C. Stonich, Peter Vandergeest 261 -- 12. Victims of "Friendly Fire" at Russia's Nuclear Weapons Sites / Paula Garb, Galina Komarova 287 -- IV. Green Government and the Normalization of Violent Environments -- 13. Disciplining Peasants in Tanzania: From State Violence to Self-Surveillance in Wildlife Conservation / Roderick P. Neumann 305 -- 14. Beyond the Bounds? Violence at the Margins of New Legal Geographies / Nandini Sundar 328 -- 15. Written on the Body, Written on the Land: Violence and Environmental Struggles in Central India / Amita Baviskar 354 -- 16. Toward a Metaphysic of Environmental Violence: The Case of the Bhopal Gas Disaster / S. Ravi Rajan 380.
Other author Peluso, Nancy Lee.
Watts, Michael.
Subject Violence.
Environmental protection -- Economic aspects.
Economic policy.
Natural resources.
ISBN 0801438713 (cloth)
0801487110 (paperback)