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Author Vivanco, Luis Antonio, 1969-

Title Green encounters : shaping and contesting environmentalism in rural Costa Rica / Luis A. Vivanco.

Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.7063098 VIVA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; v. 3.
Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [191]-212) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction : encounters in a tropical cloud forest -- Ch. 2. Monte Verde's agricultural environment -- Ch. 3. Uneven terrain : the practice and politics of "saving" Monte Verde -- Ch. 4. Testing the boundaries of environmentalism in a participatory age -- Ch. 5. Dismembering San Gerardo : a cautionary tale of "sustainable development" -- Ch. 6. Contesting "community" in a community conservation project : the fight for the Reserva Santa Elena -- Ch. 7. Quetzals and other(ing) spectacles of tropical nature -- Ch. 8. Conclusion : environmentalism at a crossroads.
Subject Environmentalism -- Costa Rica -- Reserva del Bosque Nuboso de Monteverde.
Standard Number 9781845451684
ISBN 1845451686 (alk. paper)