Anth 210 quiz 3 - Political Ecology Environmentalism of the...

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Political Ecology Finds connections between local ecological changes and larger political and economic processes Environmentalism of the Poor Concern for social justice Civil disobedience vs. lawsuits Large role for women Chief Ropni Main chief in charge of bringing together the Kayapo in Brasilia to protest Altamira Dam; also brought along Sting (lead singer for the Police) Poyakan Chief Ropni’s nephew, who helped put the entire shindig together Sting Lead singer for the police –and indigenous rights activist in favor of the Kayapo Thesis’ in Environmental Justice 1. Degradation and Marginalization Thesis: Land degradation was blamed upon marginalized people, but is now put into a larger political perspective 2. Environmental Conflicts: shows that environmental conflicts are intertwined with race, gender and class conflicts 3. Conservation and Control: Most well-meaning attempts at environmental conservation tend to fail 4. Environmental Identity and Social Movement:
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2008 for the course ANTH 210 taught by Professor Chapman during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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Anth 210 quiz 3 - Political Ecology Environmentalism of the...

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