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Arturo Escobar and Political Ecology
An interview with Arturo Escobar on his work on politics and ecology.
# 134327 | 1,250 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Biology (Ecology) , Latin-American Studies (General) , Economics (Globalization)


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The paper relates that Arturo Escobar is a Columbian-born professor of anthropology, focusing on the burgeoning field of political ecology, an interdisciplinary study informed by the related fields of political economy and cultural ecology. The paper looks at how his scholarly work has delved into this intersection between politics and ecology and in the process has elucidated such topics as the evolution of indigenous social movements, analyses of the various constructed discourses of "development" and their implications for local populations, and the politics of such discourse in Latin America and elsewhere.

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'Arturo Escobar is a Columbian-born professor of anthropology, focusing on the burgeoning field of political ecology, an interdisciplinary study informed by the related fields of political economy and cultural ecology. His scholarly work has delved into this intersection between politics and ecology and in the process, he has elucidated such topics as the evolution of indigenous social movements, analyses of the various constructed discourses of "development" and their implications for local populations, and the politics of such discourse in Latin America and elsewhere. Escobar is known as a critical exponent of post-development..."

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