♥Comparative Government & Politics Unit-26 Social Movements

♥Comparative Government & Politics Unit-26 Social Movements

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UNIT 26 ENVIRONMENT 1 Structure 26.0 Objectives 26.1 Introduction 26.2 Definitions 26.3 Historical Insights 26.4 Imperatives 26.5 Movemetits in Some Countries 26.5.1 Sarawak Tribals Movement 26.5.2 The Rainforest Protection in Brazil 26.5.3 Maoist Movement in Tree Plantation in China 26.5.4 Tribal Resistance in Mexico 26.5.5 Chico Movement in Philippines 26.5.6 Southern Nigeria's Resistance Movement 26.5.7 Greens of Germany 26.5.8 Green Peace Movement i 26.5.9 Other Contributors to Environmental Movements 26.6 Movements in India 26.6.1 Chipko Movement 26.6.2 Save the Silent Valley Campaign 26.6.3 Save the Taj Campaign 26.6.4 Save the Soil Campaign 26.6.5 Thai Vaishet Campaign 26.6.6 Bedthi Campaign 26.6.7 Stop Bhopalpatnam - Inchampal Dams 26.6.8 Doon Mining 26.6.9 Karnataka's Degraded Forests 26.6.10 Kaiga Campaign 26.6.1 1 Gandhamardhan Bauxite Mining 26.6.12 Narmada Bachao Andolan 26.6.13 Save the Western Ghats March 26.6.14 Tehri Dam Campaign 26.6.15 Rayon Factory Pollution 26.6.16 Chilka Bachao Andolan 26.6.17 Centre for Science and Environment 26.6.18 Chattisgarh Movement 26.6.19 Water-shed Movements 26.6.20 Auroville Movement 1 Bishnoi Tradition 26.7 The Indian Scenario : A Perspective \ 26.8 Let Us Sum Up 26.9 Some Useful Books 26.1 0 Answers to Check Your Progress Exercises OBJECTIVES This unit endeavo~lrs to illustrate that people organised or otherwise can ventilate their responses to changes in their environment through dissents, pr,otests and resistance instead of the usual political mechanisms of parties and representatives.
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This unit covers tlie followi~ig subjects - ecology, environment, resources, development, consequences of development to society and responses of people to these challenges. After tlirougli tliis unit you will be able to understand: what constitutes ecology and environment; meaning and nature of e~iviron~ne~it niovements; types of some environment movements in various countries; and nature and importa~ice of environment movelne~its in India. 26.1 INTRODUCTION The i~nprove~ne~it of living coliditiotis of mankind. tliroi~gli the exploitatio~i of natural resources, ecotio~iiic growtli and social developmeltt, has bee11 liappe~iing for centuries. However, tliis progress is considered very limited for five major reasons by tlie Club of Rome and silpported by tlie Global 2000 Report. Over population l~isufficie~it Energy Depletion of Resources Hygiene and Sanitation Pollution 'I'lierefore a brief knowledge of ecology, environment. resources, their systems, development and colisequelices is desirable to uridersta~id why social liiovelnents occur in defense of environment. Let us start wit11 some definitions. 26.2 DEFINITIONS Ecology Ecology means a co~itini~ous symbiosis - mutual dependence of all tlie co~istitue~its of tlie planet ea~tli - on water and lalid - forming a comrnoli pool utilising each otlier yet replenishing tlie colnlnoli pool of resourcefulness.
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