Beyond multiculturalism : vulnerability politics and the environment in Latin America -- Multiculturalism versus polycentric pluralism : vulnerability challenges post-materialist values on Ecuador's oil extraction frontier -- Does prior consultation diminish extractive conflict or channel it to new venues? : evidence from Ecuador and the Andes -- Crude bargaining : indigenous ambivalence regarding oil extraction in the Euadorian Amazon -- How science, religion, and politics influence indigenous attitudes on climate change in Ecuador -- Exploring the contradiction of extractive populism between domestic and international politics in Ecuador -- How to effectively speak for nature?
Using the first national survey in Ecuador featuring an oversample of Amazon indigenous communities, this path-breaking book argues that how vulnerable or exposed people have been to environmental degradation determines how strongly they feel about saving the environment. Rather than emphasizing ethnic identity or stakeholders' ideological pre-dispositions towards environmentalism, the authors argue that on the front lines of environmental conservation, peoples' views are driven by personal experiences of vulnerability. Using the survey and hundreds of interviews across Ecuador over three year
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