- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- New ed
- Ashgate Publishing Limited
- Gilberthorpe, Emma (red.)
- Includes 8 b&w illustrations and 6 maps
- 234 x 165 x 25 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 52:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
- 680 g
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'Read this book if you want to understand the sundry consequences commercial resource extraction typically bring to indigenous livelihoods. Across a variety of regions and resources in both developed and developing countries, the authors find resilient indigenous cultures that are narrowly viewed as barriers to development by governments and corporations. The focus on host communities is this book's unique contribution.'Scott Pegg, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), USA'This is an essential book on a long-neglected topic. Both scholars and policymakers should read it closely.'Michael Ross, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
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Emma Gilberthorpe is Lecturer in Anthropology and International Development at the University of East Anglia, UK and Gavin Hilson is Professor and Chair of Sustainability in Business at the University of Surrey Business School, UK.
Contents: Introduction, Emma Gilberthorpe and Gavin Hilson; Indigenous employment, training and retention: successes and challenges at Red Dog mine, Sharman Haley and David Fisher; Mining in aboriginal Australia: economic impacts, sustainable livelihoods and cultural difference at Century mine, northwest Queensland, David Martin, David Trigger and Joni Parmenter; Reciprocity in the Canadian Dene diamond mining economy, Ginger Gibson MacDonald, John B. Zoe and Terre Satterfield; The money rain phenomenon: Papua New Guinea oil and the resource curse, Emma Gilberthorpe; Fisheries in coastal India: extraction, livelihoods and a way of life, J. Allister McGregor, Venkatesh Salagrama and Aditya V. Bahadur; Negotiable differences? Conflicts over mining and development in South East Ecuador, Ximena S. Warnaars and Anthony Bebbington; Corporate social responsibility in oil-rich sub-Saharan Africa: conceptualizing the challenges, Abigail Hilson; Land, oil and indigenous people in the Russian North: a case study of the oil pipeline and Evenki in Aldan, Natalia Yakovleva; Timber extraction in the Solomon Islands: too much, too fast: too little, too late, Sue Farran; What local people want with forests: ideologies and attitudes in Papua New Guinea, Paul Sillitoe and Colin Filer; Conservation, extraction and corruption: is sustainable forest management possible in Romania?, Laura Bouriaud and Mariella Marzano; Preserving forests and protecting livelihoods: the challenge of REDD governance, Mark Hirons; Fair trade mineral programs in sub-Saharan Africa: some critical reflections, Gavin Hilson and Roy Maconachie; Afterword, Andrew Barry; Index.