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Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry: Evidence from South America

| Edited by Anthony Bebbington | Published by Routledge, London | | Official webpage and purchasing options | The extraction of minerals, oil and gas has a long and ambiguous history in development processes – in North America, Europe, Latin America and Australasia. Extraction has yielded wealth, regional identities and in some cases capital for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Federating and defending: water, territory and extraction in the Andes

| A. Bebbington, D.H. Bebbington, J. Bury | Published in Out Of The Mainstream: The Politics Of Water Rights And Identity In The Andes, pp. 307-327. Edited by R.Boelens, D.Getches and A. Guevara Gil. London: Earthscan. | | Full text (PDF) | Introduction: Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador have each seen a significant increase in extractive industry activity over […]

Actores y ambientalismos: Continuidades & cambios en los conflictos socio-ambientales en el Perú

| Por A. Bebbington and D. Bebbington | Publicado en Neoliberalismo, minería y las luchas por el territorio: Actores, estrategias y alternativas. Editado por J. de Echave, R. Hoetmer y M. Palacios. Lima: CONACAMI, Programa Democracia y Transformación Global, and Cooperación (Reempresión de un articulo en Iconos). | Resumen: Este artículo identifica cinco tipos de ambientalismos que están presentes […]

The New Extraction? Rewriting the Political Ecology of the Andes?

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in NACLA Report on the Americas, 42(5) September/October, pp. 12-20. | | Reprinted, 2013 in P. Vandergeest (ed.) World Geography. Pearson. | Excerpt: On June 5, two months of gathering indigenous protest across the Peruvian Amazon culminated in one of the country’s most tragic moments in many a year. Several thousand indigenous and non-indigenous […]

Institutional challenges for mining and sustainability in Peru

| By A. Bebbington and J. Bury | Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106:17296-17301 | | Official website and full text | Abstract: Global consumption continues to generate growth in mining. In lesser developed economies, this growth offers the potential to generate new resources for development, but also creates challenges to […]

Conflictos mineros: freno al desarrollo o expresión ciudadana

| Por A. Bebbington y M. Burneo | Pobreza, Desigualdad y Desarrollo en el Peru. Informe Anual: 2007-2008, pp. 44-51. Editado por Oxfam GB. Lima: Oxfam. | | Texto completo (PDF) | Extracto: ¿Por qué es tan difícil tener discusiones sensatas en torno a los conflictos mineros en el Perú? ¿Por qué estos debates siempre se definen en términos de dicotomías que, por […]

Actores y ambientalismos: Continuidades & cambios en los conflictos socio-ambientales en el Perú

| Por A. Bebbington y D. Bebbington | Publicado en Iconos, vol. 35: 117-128 | Resumen: Este artículo identifica cinco tipos de ambientalismos que están presentes en los conflictos mineros en el Perú: el conservacionista, el nacionalista-populista, el de defensa de las formas de vida, el de justicia socio-ambiental y el ecologismo profundo. Se sugiere que cada ambientalismo […]