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Industrias extractivas, conflicto social y dinámicas institucionales en la región andina

| Edited by Anthony Bebbington | Published by Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (modified and extended version of Routledge book, 2012), Lima | Official webpage La expansión de las industrias extractivas en América Latina, especialmente en la región andina y amazónica, está transformando a gran escala a las sociedades, economías y territorios en los que viene ocurriendo. […]

Post-what? Extractive industries, narratives of development and socio-environmental disputes across the (ostensibly changing) Andean region

| By D. Humphreys Bebbington and A. Bebbington | Published in New Political Spaces in Latin American Natural Resource Governance. Edited by H. Haarstad. Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan. | Abstract: Lima, 2011: A colleague begins a postgraduate seminar on extractive industries by presenting students, drawn from across Latin America, with a series of quotations on the relationships between […]

Anatomies of Conflict: Social Mobilization and New Political Ecologies of the Andes

| By A. Bebbington, D. Humphreys Bebbington, J. Bury, L. Hinojosa and M.L. Burneo | Published in Subterranean Struggles: New Dynamics of Mining, Oil and Gas in Latin America. Edited by A. Bebbington and J. Bury. Austin: University of Texas Press. | Excerpt: In this chapter, we discuss findings from a large-­scale comparative research program studying […]

Underground political ecologies

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published by Geoforum  43(6): 1152-1162 | Reprinted in German in 2013, in Peripherie 132: 402-424 (Berlin) | Abstract: Based on the 2011 Annual Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group Lecture, this paper makes the case for a political ecology of the subsoil. Arguing that subsoil resources have received comparatively little attention within […]

Environmental impacts and scarcity perception influence local institutions in indigenous Amazonian Kichwa communities

| By J. Oldekop, A. Bebbington, N. Truelove, G. Holmes, S. Villamarín, R. Preziosi | Published in  Human Ecology 40: 101 | Abstract: Much of the literature on common-pool resources has focused on elucidating the social mechanisms and local institutions that lead to the regulation of common-pool resources. There is much less information about how […]

Social conflict and emergent institutions: hypotheses from Piura, Peru

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in Extractive Industries, Social Conflict and Economic Development: Evidence from South America, pp. 67-88. Edited by A. Bebbington. London: Routledge. Excerpt: As Chapter 1 argued, social science production on extractive industry has been dominated by d ebates over the ‘resource curse’. At one level these debates seem polarized. Some […]

Extractive industries, socio-environmental conflicts and political economic transformations in Andean America

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in Extractive Industries, Social Conflict and Economic Development: Evidence from South America, pp. 3-26. Edited by A. Bebbington. London: Routledge. Excerpt: The extraction of minerals, oil and gas has a long and ambiguous history in development processes – in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Extraction has yielded wealth, regional […]

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 […]

Extractive industries and stunted states: conflict, responsibility and institutional change in the Andes

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in Corporate Social Responsibility: Discourses, Practices and Perspectives, pp. 97-115. Edited by R. Raman. London: Palgrave MacMillan. | | Full text (PDF) | Excerpt: In this chapter I reflect on ways of interpreting programmes of corporate social responsibility in the extractive industries sector. By extractive industries I am referring to economic […]