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Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, History, Ideas

| By Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, and Cynthia A. Sanborn | Official webpage and purchasing options  Full text (PDF) available here for free. Click on the link labelled “Open Access” on the right side of the page.  Una traducción del libro en español será disponible en 2-4 meses a través […]

Trampas territoriales de pobreza, desigualdad y baja movilidad social: Los casos de Chile, México, y Perú

| Por Anthony Bebbington, Javier Escobal, Isidro Soloaga, y Andrés Tomaselli | Publicado por Rimisp, Universidad Iberoamericana, Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias | Texto completo (PDF)  Este libro es un aporte a la discusión de las desigualdades territoriales. Tomando los casos de Chile, México y Perú se presenta nueva evidencia sobre los patrones de desarrollo de nuestras sociedades, […]

Mining, risk and climate resilience in the ‘other’ Pacific: Latin American lessons for the South Pacific

| By A. Bebbington, J.Bury, N.Cuba, J.Rogan | Published by Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 56(2): 189-207 | | Full text (PDF) | Abstract: We suggest the value of considering Pacific Latin America and the South Pacific in relationship to each other in contexts of climate change and investment in extractive industry. The paper explores the interactions between extractive […]

Mapping licit and illicit mining activity in the Madre de Dios region of Peru

| A. Elmes, J.G. Yarlequé Ipanaqué, J. Rogan, N.Cuba, A. Bebbington | Published by Remote Sensing Letters 5(10): 882-891. | Since the early 2000s, the Madre de Dios Region of southern Peru has experienced rapid expansion of both licit and illicit mining activities, in the form of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). ASM typically takes […]

Extractive industries, livelihoods and natural resource competition: mapping overlapping claims in Peru and Ghana

| By N. Cuba, A. Bebbington, J. Rogan, M. Millones | Published by Applied Geography, 54: 250-261 | Abstract: Taking the cases of Perú and Ghana, this paper examines overlaps between the extraction of minerals, oil and gas on the one hand, and river basins, agricultural land use, and protected areas on the other hand. In […]

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 […]

Hydrocarbon Conflicts and Indigenous Peoples in the Peruvian Amazon: Mobilization and Negotiation along the Río Corrientes

| By A. Bebbington and M. Scurrah | 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: The Peruvian Amazon was the scene of significant mobilization and violence during the 2000s, with concerns over extractive industries at the very […]