Essays about: "ecologically unequal exchange."

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  1. 1. Socioecological Transformation and the History of Indian Cotton, Gujarat, Western India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : JUYEON SIM; [2018]
    Keywords : Cotton cultivation; Agricultural landscape management; Ecologically unequal exchange; Cotton improvement program; GM cotton; Power dynamics;

    Abstract : Landscape management is often referred to as a holistic concept, which deals with large-scale processes and multidisciplinary manners in regards to natural resource use with ecological and livelihood considerations. Seen in this light, landscape transformation should be understood within the context of the human-nature relationship, viewing human activities and their institutions as an essential part of the system rather than as external agents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Countries Divided, Shared Pollution: Whose Mess is it? A Case Study on the issue of Transnational Border Sewage in the Tijuana River Valley Watershed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Caylie Johnsen; [2018]
    Keywords : San Diego; Tijuana; Border Sewage; Transnational Sewage; Unequal Exchange; Environmental Load Displacement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis critically examines the issue of shared border sewage between San Diego and Tijuana. In light of the recent sewage spill in February of 2017, dumping 143 million gallons of raw sewage into the Tijuana River, the phenomena of border sewage in the transnational environment of the Tijuana River Watershed has been a topic of interest in local and international contexts; raising questions of how this issue came about, what is causing it, and why it’s still happening. READ MORE

  3. 3. Selling the Green Dream to Women: Socio-environmental Degradation and the Paradox of Feminism and Sustainability in Fashion Marketing.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Mariko Takedomi Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender; environment; fashion; marketing; consumption; ecologically unequal exchange.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis identifies a trend of fashion brands engaging in feminist and environmental issues through their business strategy in order to sell products to women. More specifically, it explores the relationship between gender and environmentalism in marketing campaigns within the fashion industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Canadian mega-mining in Central Mexico: Ecologically Unequal Exchange, Violence and Organized resistance 1992-2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Ingrid Altamirano Vazquez; [2017]
    Keywords : Ecologically unequal exchange; coloniality; colonial domination; environmental load displacement; geostrategic mineral reserves; political ecology; colonial elite; national interest; sovereignty; accumulation by dispossession; militarization; armed neoliberalism; environmental degradation; environmental racism; poverty; violence; systemic violence; state violence; war on drugs; repression; extractivism; sustainability; culture; power structures; economic dependency.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the historical dynamics of ecologically unequal exchange, coloniality of power, and systemic violence embedded in mining activities. With the use of a combined Marxist and De-colonial critical approach, it accomplishes a political ecology analysis of Canadian mega-mining in central Mexico and the socioenvironmental conflicts related to it, particularly in Cerro de San Pedro and the sacred territory of Wirikuta, between 1992-2016. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Violence We Consume - Embodied Violence in Nicaraguan Coffee Production

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Inga Prämassing; [2017]
    Keywords : Violence; Ecologically unequal exchange; World-system; Coloniality of power; Coffee; Nicaragua; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Based on ethnographic fieldwork with corteros in northern Nicaragua, this grounded theory study introduces two new concepts, the main concept embodied violence and related to it violence displacement. These concepts link the worker on the coffee plantation in the periphery with the final consumer in the core, arguing that the latter consumes embodied violence that the former had to suffer during the production process. READ MORE