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Articles


Conservation and Controversy in the Karakoram: Khunjerab National Park, Pakistan

Are Knudsen

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“The Politics of Place”: Domestic and Diplomatic Priorities of the Colorado River Salinity Control Act (1974)

Evan R. Ward

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Cubagua’s Pearl-Oyster Beds: The First Depletion of a Natural Resource Caused by Europeans in the American Continent

Aldemaro Romero , Susanna Chilbert and M.G. Eisenhart

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Balancing the Books on Conservation and Development: Transient Corporate Investment in Golfito, Costa Rica

Jane W. Gibson

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Book Reviews


Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East by edited by Lila Abu-Lughod. Princeton: Princeton University Press (1998). Review Essay by Fadwa El Guindi

Fadwa El Guindi

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Encounters with Nature: Essays by Paul Shepard, edited by Florence R. Shepard, with an Introduction by David Petersen. Washington DC: Island Press (1999). Reviewed by Eric Katz

Eric Katz

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Community and Political Thought Today, edited by Peter Augustine Lawler and Dale McConkey, Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers (1998). Reviewed by Robert Bradley

Robert Bradley

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Environmental Anthropology: From Pigs to Policies, by Pat Townsend. Mayfield, IL: Waveland Press (2000). Reviewed by Edward Liebow

Edward Liebow

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Disaster Hits Home: New Policy for Urban Housing Recovery, by Mary C. Comerio (1999) Berkeley: University of California Press. Reviewed by Susanna M. Hoffman

Susanna M. Hoffman

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Human Demography and Disease, by Susan Scott and Christopher Duncan (1998) New York: Cambridge University Press. Reviewed by Robert D Hoppa

Robert D. Hoppa

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Coalitions Across the Class Divide: Lessons from the Labor, Peace, and Environmental Movements, by Fred Rose. Ithaca: Cornell University Press (2000). Reviewed by Vincent Lyon-Callo

Vincent Lyon-Callo

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Peasant Dreams & Market Politics. Labor Migration and the Russian Village, 1861-1905. by Jeffrey Burds. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press (1998). Reviewed by Don K. Rowney

Don K. Rowney

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Nationalism, Localism, and the Role of Intervention: A View of Rural Mexico Rural Revolt in Mexico: U. S. Intervention and the Domain of Subaltern Politics, edited by Daniel Nugent, foreword by William C. Roseberry. Durham, NC: Duke University Press (1998). Reviewed by David Stea

David Stea

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Crossing Borders. Changing Social Identities in Southern Mexico, by Kimberly M. Grimes. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press (1998). Reviewed by Pablo Vila

Pablo Vila

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International Management of the Environment: Pollution Control in North America, by Emmett N. Lombard. Westport, CT: Praeger (1999). Reviewed by Glen Atkinson

Glen Atkinson

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Political Ecology, Mountain Agriculture, and Knowledge in Honduras, by Kees Jansen (1998). Reviewed by Michael Paolisso

Michael Paolisso

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Chinnagounder’s Challenge: The Question of Ecological Citizenship (1999), by Deane Curtin. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Reviewed by Dave Howland

Dave Howland and Rob Robertson

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Consequences of Cultivar Diffusion. Leonard Plotnicov and Richard Scaglion, editors. Pittsburgh: Ethnology Monographs, no. 17, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh (1999). Reviewed by Laurence C. Becker

Laurence C. Becker

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Requiem for Nature, by John Terborgh (1999) Washington, DC: Island Press. Reviewed by Kathryn L. Michaud

Kathryn L. Michaud

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Citizenship and Indigenous Australians: Changing Conceptions and Possibilities, edited by Nicolas Peterson and Will Sanders (1999). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Reviewed by Michèle D. Dominy

Michèle D. Dominy

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Middle Eastern Women and the Invisible Economy, Richard A. Lobban, Jr., editor (1998), Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida. Reviewed by Paula Holmes-Eber

Paula Holmes-Eber

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The Populist Paradox: Interest Group Influence and The Promise of Direct Legislation (1999), by Elisabeth R. Gerber. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Reviewed by Luther P. Gerlach

Luther P. Gerlach

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Critical Masses: Citizens, Nuclear Weapons Production, and Environmental Destruction in the United States and Russia, by Russell J. Dalton, Paula Garb, Nicholas P. Lovrich, John C. Pierce and John M. Whitely. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999. Review by Michael D. Mehta

Michael D. Mehta

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Environmentally Sustainable Economic Development, by Asayehgn Desta, Westport, CT: Praeger (1999). Reviewed by Robert K. Schaeffer

Robert K. Schaeffer

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The Ultimate Resource - 2 (revised edition). By Julian L. Simon. 1996. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Reviewed by Peter Harries-Jones

Peter Harries-Jones

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Beyond Borders: Remaking Cultural Identities in the New East and Central Europe. Edited by Lazlo Kurti and Juliet Langman (1997) Boulder, CO, Westview Press. Reviewed by E. L. Cerroni-Long

E. L. Cerroni-Long

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A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal 1720-1994. By Adrian Adams and Jaabe So, 1996. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Reviewed by Olga F. Linares

Olga F. Linares

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Sociology, Environmentalism, Globalization, by Steven Yearley. London: SAGE Publications (1996). Reviewed by Peter S. Wenz

Peter S. Wenz

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Global Governance: Drawing Insights from the Environmental Experience. Oran R. Young, editor. Cambridge: The MIT Press (1998). Reviewed by John H. Bodley

John H. Bodley

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The Gendered Terrain of Disaster: Through Women ’s Eyes, Edited by Elaine Enarson and Betty Hen Morrow, Westport CT: Praeger Press, 1998. Reviewed by Pamela S. Showalter

Pamela S. Showalter

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Missing Persons: A Critique of Personhood in the Social Sciences, by Mary Douglas and Steven Ney, Berkeley: University of California Press, (1998). Reviewed by Karen A. Curtis

Karen A. Curtis

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High technology and low-income communities: Prospects for the positive use of advanced information technology, Donald Schön, Bish Sanyal, and William Mitchell, eds. Cambridge: MIT Press, (1999). Reviewed By David Hakken

David Hakken

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Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary Reader. Edited by Robert V Percival and Dorothy C. Alevizatos, Temple University Press, 1997. Reviewed by Lynn A. Robbins

Lynn A. Robbins

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In the Society of Nature: A Native Ecology in Amazonia by Philippe Descola. 1994 (paperback 1996). Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press. Reviewed by William H. Fisher

William H. Fisher

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Militant Labor in the Philippines, by Lois A. West. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997. Reviewed by Patricio N. Abinales

Patricio N. Abinales

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Ultimate Security: The Environmental Basis of Political Stability by Norman Myers (1996) Washington, DC: Island Press. Reviewed by K. Mark Leek

K. Mark Leek

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Envisioning Ecotopia: The U.S. Green Movement and the Politics of Radical Social Change, by Kenn Kassman, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998. Reviewed by Bron Taylor

Bron Taylor

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Historical Ecology in the Pacific Islands: Prehistoric Environmental and Landscape Change. Edited by Patrick V. Kirch and Terry L. Hunt, New Haven: Yale University Press (1997). Reviewed by Charles J. Stevens

Charles J. Stevens

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Myths of Ethnicity and Nation: Immigration, Work and Identity in the Belize Banana Industry, by Mark Moberg, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997. Reviewed by Anne Sutherland

Anne Sutherland

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Growth Management for a Sustainable Future: Ecological Sustainability as the New Growth Management Focus for the 21st Century, by Gabor Zovanyi, Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1998. Reviewed by Holly Stallworth

Holly Stallworth

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Critical Masses: Opposition to Nuclear Power in California, 1958-1978, by Thomas Raymond Wellock. The University of Wisconsin Press, 1998. Reviewed by Paula Garb

Paula Garb

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The Political Ecology of Bananas: Contract Farming, Peasants, and Agrarian Change in the Eastern Caribbean. By Lawrence S. Grossman. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press (1998). Reviewed by Mark Moberg

Mark Moberg

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Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata. by Janet L. Finn. Berkeley: University of California Press (1998). Reviewed by Judy Root Aulette

Judy Root Aulette

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The Ecology of Practice: Studies of Food Crop Production in Sub-Saharan West Africa, A. Endre Nyerges, editor, Food and Nutrition in History and Anthropology series, Volume 12, Gordon and Breach Publishers; 1997. Reviewed by Wendy Wilson Fall

Wendy Wilson Fall

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The Anthropology of Infectious Disease: International Health Perspectives, edited by Marcia C. Inhorn and Peter J. Brown. Amsterdam: Gordon and Breach Publishers, 1997. Reviewed by Barbara Herr Harthorn

Barbara Herr Harthorn

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U.S. Land and Natural Resources Policy: A Public Issues Handbook. Gary C. Bryner. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. Reviewed by Robert H. Winthrop

Robert H Winthrop

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Deep Environmental Politics: The Role of Radical Environmentalism in Crafting Environmental Policy, by Phillip F. Cramer, Westport, CT: Praeger Books (1998). Reviewed by Gregory V. Button

Gregory V. Button

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Living Under Contract. Edited by Peter D. Little and Michael J. Watts. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press (1994). Reviewed by John Magistro

John Magistro

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Fishcamp: Life on an Alaskan Shore. By Nancy Lord. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1997. Reviewed by Craig Mishler

Craig Mishler

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The Making of Belize: Globalization in the Margins. By Anne Sutherland. Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey, 1998. Reviewed by Laurie Kroshus Medina

Laurie Kroshus Medina

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