Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

1st Edition

Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair

Routledge
Published September 9, 2013
Reference - 164 Pages
ISBN 9780415826679 - CAT# Y148208
Series: Rethinking Globalizations

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Summary

Håvard Haarstad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen. He has worked extensively on the political economy of natural resource extraction, and the role of social movements, civil society and labor unions in politicizing extraction.

Mark Amen is graduate program director in the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida/Tampa and Deputy Editor of Globalizations. His current research is on urban indebtedness and the global economy.

Asuncion Lera St Clair, philosopher and sociologist is Research Director at the Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research in Oslo-CICERO and Associated Senior Researcher with Chr. Michelsens Institute (CMI). Her research focus is on the interface between climate change, poverty and development, with particular emphasis on justice, ethics, and knowledge productions processes.

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