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Environment and Development in Latin America

The Politics of Sustainability (Issues in Environmental Politics)

by David Goodman

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Published by Manchester Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Central America,
  • Development economics,
  • International relations,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • South America,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Latin America,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Redclift (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7839387M
    ISBN 100719033802
    ISBN 109780719033803

    Latin America and the Caribbean has seen a remarkable socio-economic progress since the beginning of the century. Countries strengthened their macroeconomic situations, living standards improved, and poverty and inequality declined. Yet, large structural vulnerabilities remain and new ones have emerged. Many of these are linked to countries’ transition to higher income and development levels. Environment and Development in Latin America Ecuadoran Congress approved on 03 October by a majority a new drilling for oil development and accompanying roads at the remote northeast section of Yasuni National Park, a , hectare Amazon forest which is considered one of the most biodiverse areas in the world. | Photo: EFE.

      The question of development is a major topic in courses across the social sciences and history, particularly those focused on Latin America. Many scholars and instructors have tried to pinpoint, explain, and define the problem of underdevelopment in the region. With new ideas have come new strategies that by and large have failed to explain or reduce income disparity and relieve poverty . This book addresses the social implications of climate change and climatic variability on indigenous peoples and communities living in the highlands, lowlands, and coastal areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. Across the region, indigenous people already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability.

    1. Environmental governance and sustainable development in Latin America 2. Elites, classes and environmental governance: Conceptual and theoretical challenges Part 1: Agriculture and biotechnology 3. El Salvador: The challenge to entrenched elites and the difficult road to a sustainable development . Large Mines and the Community: Socioeconomic and Environmental Effects in Latin America, Canada, and Spain. Editor(s): Dr McMahon has published on a wide range of subjects in the area of development economics and has edited four books on development and transition economies. an in-depth review of sector policies and reform in Latin.


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[David Goodman; M R Redclift;] -- An examination of how Latin America, originally viewed by outsiders as a storehouse of natural resources which could be translated into wealth, was not "sustained" in developmental.

The development of Latin America has been achieved at the detriment of its natural resources, as testified by the high levels of environmental degradation. The reasons underlying the neglect of the environment are discussed and ways to develop more sustainable uses are suggested.

Apparently diverse, but interrelated, issues such as hunger, the exploitation of genetic resources, environmental.

In Development in Latin America, Maristella Svampa explores the contemporary development and resistance dynamics of capitalist development — the workings (on people and societies) of the world capitalist system — in the context of Latin America, where these dynamics have had their most notable focuses on the phenomenon of “neoextractivism,” the combination of the global.

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The purpose of this report is to answer whether changes on the national and international front have been accompanied by actual improvements in material conditions among indigenous people, presenting a regional picture of the evolution of socio-economic conditions among indigenous people in Latin America over the past decade.

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The multiple purposes of nature – livelihood for communities, revenues for states, commodities for companies, and biodiversity for conservationists – have turned environmental governance in Latin America into a highly contested arena. environmental change, and sustainable development in Latin America.

By presenting this important publication, we are urging societies and governments to get involved in translating. Environment and Development in Latin America covering different aspects of their relationship and factors that play an important role. Write an essay that explores the relation between social and environmental impacts of development in Latin America.

Use specific examples from the readings to elaborate your ideas. In Development in Latin America, Maristella Svampa explores the contemporary development and resistance dynamics of capitalist development — the workings (on people and societies) of the world capitalist system — in the context of Latin America, where these dynamics have.

In Latin America, development seen as a discourse of modernization, as well as the environmental degradation that it generates, has been analyzed by academic approaches from political ecologyAuthor: Astrid Ulloa. The Source Book of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean was prepared by the Unit of Sustainable Development and Environment of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) as part of the joint United Nations.

Get this from a library. Environment and development in Latin America and the Caribbean: the role of the World Bank. [World Bank.;]. A narration of the mutually mortal historical contest between humans and nature in Latin America.

Covering a period that begins with Amerindian civilizations and concludes in the region's present urban agglomerations, the work offers an original synthesis of the current scholarship on Latin America's environmental history and argues that tropical nature played a central role in shaping the Cited by: China and Sustainable Development in Latin America documents the social and environmental impacts of the China-led commodity boom in Latin America.

It also highlights important areas of innovation where governments, communities and investors have worked together to harness the commodity boom for the benefit of the people and the planet.

The book provides a survey of the most relevant and current environmental issues that have attracted public attention across the region and within countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the first part of the 21st century. This book examines recent developments in Latin American biofuel production.

Taking “sustainable development” as a central theme, each chapter considers one country in the region and explores how biofuel production is evolving given concerns about food sovereignty, trade and other social issues.

Environmental conservation, as well as an increasingly complex and globalized economic.1. Environmental governance and sustainable development in Latin America; 2. Elites, classes and environmental governance: Conceptual and theoretical challenges; Part 1: Agriculture and biotechnology; 3.

El Salvador: The challenge to entrenched elites and the difficult road to a sustainable development model; 4.