Overview

Through a series of case studies from around the world, Capitalism and Conservation presents a critique of conservation’s role as a central driver of global capitalism.
  • Features innovative new research on case studies on the connections between capitalism and conservation drawn from all over the world
  • Examines some of our most popular leisure pursuits and consumption habits to uncover the ways they drive and ...
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Capitalism and Conservation

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Overview

Through a series of case studies from around the world, Capitalism and Conservation presents a critique of conservation’s role as a central driver of global capitalism.
  • Features innovative new research on case studies on the connections between capitalism and conservation drawn from all over the world
  • Examines some of our most popular leisure pursuits and consumption habits to uncover the ways they drive and deepen global capitalism
  • Reveals the increase in intensity and variety of forms of capitalist conservation throughout the world
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444391459
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Series: Antipode Book Series , #45
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • File size: 787 KB

Meet the Author

Dan Brockington is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Environment and Development at the University of Manchester. He is the author of Fortress Conservation (2002), Celebrity and the Environment. Fame, Wealth and Power in Conservation (2009) and, with Rosaleen Duffy and Jim Igoe, Nature Unbound: Conservation, Capitalism and the Future of Protected Areas (2008).

Rosaleen Duffy is Professor of International Politics at Manchester University. She is author or co-author of several books, including Killing for Conservation (2000), A Trip Too Far: Politics, Ecotourism and Exploitation (2002), and Nature Crime: How We’re Getting Conservation Wrong (forthcoming, 2010).

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Capitalism and Conservation: The Production and Reproduction of Biodiversity Conservation
Dan Brockington and Rosaleen Duffy 1

1 A Spectacular Eco-Tour around the Historic Bloc: Theorising the Convergence of Biodiversity Conservation and Capitalist Expansion
Jim Igoe, Katja Neves and Dan Brockington 17

2 The Devil is in the (Bio)diversity: Private Sector “Engagement” and the Restructuring of Biodiversity Conservation
Kenneth Iain MacDonald 44

3 The Conservationist Mode of Production and Conservation NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa
Dan Brockington and Katherine Scholfield 82

4 Shifting Environmental Governance in a Neoliberal World: US AID for Conservation
Catherine Corson 108

5 Disconnected Nature: The Scaling Up of African Wildlife Foundation and its Impacts on Biodiversity Conservation and Local Livelihoods
Hassanali T. Sachedina 135

6 The Rich, the Powerful and the Endangered: Conservation Elites, Networks and the Dominican Republic
George Holmes 156

7 Conservative Philanthropists, Royalty and Business Elites in Nature Conservation in Southern Africa
Marja Spierenburg and Harry Wels 179

8 Protecting the Environment the Natural Way: Ethical Consumption and Commodity Fetishism
James G. Carrier 203

9 Making the Market: Specialty Coffee, Generational Pitches, and Papua New Guinea
Paige West 221

10 Cashing in on Cetourism: A Critical Ecological Engagement with Dominant E-NGO Discourses on Whaling, Cetacean Conservation, and Whale Watching
Katja Neves 251

11 Neoliberalising Nature? Elephant-Back Tourism in Thailand and Botswana
Rosaleen Duffy and Lorraine Moore 274

12 The Receiving End of Reform: Everyday Responses to Neoliberalisation in Southeastern Mexico
Peter R.Wilshusen 299

Index 332

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