The Environmentalism of the Poor: Its Origins and Spread

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Global Environmental History
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sept 2012


  • "Governing the commons," and new institutions from conflicts
  • "cult of wilderness" as only one of environmentalism
  • Concept of "environmentalism of the poor" within social history
  • Economy and health of the environment clashes, continuing
  • Environmentalism, cultural/social with preservation of nature
  • Socioenvironmental, the poor trying to retain resources for livelihood
  • The Chipko Movement, environmentalism of the poor, and peasant resistance

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