Chapter 7 - The Sociology of Sustainable Development

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Unformatted text preview: ttel and Taylor, 1994; Inman, 1992; Stoncich, 1989; Stone and Hamilton, 1991; Yearly, 1991. 99. Lewis, 1996. 100. Cheru, 1992. 101. Lewellen, 1995, p. 121. 102. UNDP, 1998, p. 100. 103. Cardoso and Faletto, 1979; Wallerstein, 1974. 104. Escobar, 1995, p. 195. 105. Another example of northern intervention is the creation of parks. See Foresta, 1991, for example. 106. Shiva, 1993, pp. 151–152. 263 107. Escobar, 1995. 108. Chatterjee and Finger, 1994; Sachs, 1997, p. 77. 109. Amanor, 1994; DeWalt, 1994; Hviding and Baines, 1994; Nazarea, 1998; Warren, Slikkerveer, and Brokensha, 1995. 110. Buttel and Taylor, 1994, p. 236. 111. Lohmann, 1993, p. 159. 112. Gudynas, 1993, p. 173. 113. Braidotti et al., 1994, p. 97. 114. Ekins, 1993, p. 99. 115. UNEP, 1992. 116. From a global perspective, radical critic, Vandana Shiva, contends that actions to preserve biodiversity serves the MDCs by providing them with control of the LDC’s resources. In reference to the Convention on Biodiversity, Shiva (1993, p. 84) remarks, “The Biodiversity Convention started out primarily as an initiative of the North to ‘globalise’ the control, management and ownership [of biodiversity] (which due to ecological reasons lie primarily in the LDCs) so as to ensure free access to the biological resources which are needed as ‘raw material’ for the biotechnology industry” (1993, p. 151). Shiva argues that attempts to promote sustainable development ignore the North’s role in the destruction of the environment and blames the locals for the destruction, then “places responsibility for conservation in the hands of the sources of destructio...
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