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Author Eisenstadt, Todd A., author

Title Who speaks for nature? : indigenous movements, public opinion, and the petro-state in Ecuador / Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 272 pages)
Series Studies in comparative energy and environmental politics
Studies in comparative energy and environmental politics
Contents 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?
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 29, 2019)
Subject Environmental protection -- Social aspects -- Ecuador
Environmental protection -- Ecuador -- Public opinion
Environmentalism -- Social aspects -- Ecuador
Environmentalism -- Ecuador -- Public opinion
Indians of South America -- Ecuador -- Attitudes
Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- Ecuador
Environmental protection -- Public opinion.
Environmental protection -- Social aspects.
Environmentalism -- Social aspects.
Indians of South America -- Attitudes.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects.
Public opinion.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Ecuador -- Environmental conditions
Ecuador -- Public opinion
Form Electronic book
Author West, Karleen Jones, author
LC no. 2018051161
ISBN 0190908963 electronic book
0190908971 electronic book
019090898X electronic book
9780190908966 electronic book
9780190908973 electronic book
9780190908980 electronic book
hardcover acid-free paper