Microsoft PowerPoint - Movements

Microsoft PowerPoint - Movements - Movements June 17, 2009...

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Movements June 17, 2009 Anth2430 Instructor: Rumel Halder
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Ecological movemnets Movements against centralized intervention Conflict over forest resources Arms movements against Development intervention, state roles, and centralized power Fighting for ethnic, cultural and ecological rights and identity
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Today we will discuss two cases: 1. Chipko Movement in India 2. Kaptai Dam in Bangadesh
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Chipko Movement Chipko : Embrace the Tree movement against commercial Intervention Non violence resistance for maintaining sustainable Ecological stability “Forest Satyagraha” – Gandhian non cooperation movement Women movement against state intervention.
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Historical facts Traditionally Indian Forests were managed and maintained by the locals. Forests were perceived as common property In the 1930s, the British changed the law and took the control over forests as source of resource
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Satyagraha: non co-operation as a from of resistance Non violent resistance to the new forest laws and politics 1930 Forest Satyagrahas was observed to
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