Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-Year Conflict between Global Conservation and Native Peoples

Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-Year Conflict between Global Conservation and Native Peoples

by Mark Dowie
     
 

How native peoples—from the Miwoks of Yosemite to the Maasai of eastern Africa—have been displaced from their lands in the name of conservation.See more details below

Overview

How native peoples—from the Miwoks of Yosemite to the Maasai of eastern Africa—have been displaced from their lands in the name of conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262012614
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
05/29/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface ix

A Word about Terms xi

Introduction: "Enemies of Conservation" xv

1 Miwok 1

2 "Nature" 15

3 Maasai 23

4 BINGO 45

5 Forest People 65

6 Exclusion 79

7 Karen 101

8 Natural Capital and TEK 107

9 Adivasi 119

10 Disturbances 133

11 Basarwa 141

12 Fighting Back 153

13 Ogiek 183

14 The Science of Princes 191

15 Kayapo 201

16 Fiasco 209

17 Mursi 223

18 First Stewards 235

19 Gabon: An Irresistible Opportunity 249

Epilogue: Vital Diversities: Balancing the Protection of Nature and Culture 263

Appendix A Indigenous Peoples and Conservation: WWF Statement of Principles 271

Appendix B United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 281

Notes 297

Index 307

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