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Testing the Accuracy of Non-Experts in Biodiversity Monitoring Exercises using Fern Species Richness in the Ecuadorian Amazon

| By J. Oldekop, A. Bebbington, F. Berdel, N. Truelove, T. Wiersberg, R. Preziosi | Published in Biodiversity and Conservation 20(12): 2615-2626 | Abstract: Assessing environmental change is often constrained by time, money and expertise. Community-based monitoring schemes attempt to address these limitations by providing local communities with the skills to measure changes in natural […]

Los Movimientos Sociales y la Política de la Pobreza en el Perú

| Por Anthony Bebbington, Martin Scurrah, and Claudia Bielich | Publicado por Instituto de Estudios Peruanos | La relación entre movimientos sociales y pobreza subyace a varias y diversas interpretaciones, y se encuentra en el centro de discusiones políticas —con frecuencia bastante cáusticas— en el Perú contemporáneo. En este libro, los autores realizan un mapeo de los […]

An Andean Avatar: Post-neoliberal and neoliberal strategies for securing the unobtainable

| By A Bebbington and D. Humphreys Bebbington | Published in  New Political Economy 15(4): 131-145 | | Full text | Abstract: Recent years have seen increasingly aggressive expansion of extractive industry in the Andean-Amazonian region. Reminiscent of the film Avatar, this expansion drives conflicts over land, territory and political control of space. This expansion is […]