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Dimensions of environmental justice in anti-gold mining movements in Latin America
The present article examines two Latin American gold mining conflicts, one in the city of Esquel (Patagonia in Argentina) and the other in Pascua–Lama (Chilean border with Argentina). We identify theExpand
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Social Metabolism, Ecological Distribution Conflicts, and Valuation Languages
This special issue brings together ecological economics and political ecological analyses to a greater extent than has been done before (M'Gonigle, 1999; Sneddon et al., 2006; Gerber et al., 2009).Expand
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Conflict in Campania: Waste emergency or crisis of democracy
In 2008, the Italian Government issued a decree according to which obstructions or protests in the vicinity of landfills or incinerators became a penal felony. This was the outcome of a long processExpand
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Community mining consultations in Latin America (2002–2012): The contested emergence of a hybrid institution for participation
Abstract From 2002 to 2012, 68 community consultations/referenda on large-scale mining activities have been conducted in Latin America challenging centralized decision-making procedures. TheseExpand
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Hegemonic transitions and global shifts in social metabolism: Implications for resource-rich countries. Introduction to the special section
Abstract This introductory paper to the special section of Global Environmental Change entitled “Global transformations, social metabolism and the dynamics of socio-environmental conflicts” arguesExpand
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Between science and activism: learning and teaching ecological economics with environmental justice organisations
Activists are motivated by interests and values, making use only of the evidence that supports their arguments. They are not dispassionate as scientists are supposed to be. There is thereforeExpand
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A perspective on radical transformations to sustainability: resistances, movements and alternatives
A transformation to sustainability calls for radical and systemic societal shifts. Yet what this entails in practice and who the agents of this radical transformation are require further elaboration.Expand
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Environmental justice and the SDGs: from synergies to gaps and contradictions
Through their synergies, trade-offs, and contradictions, the sustainable development goals (SDGs) have the potential to lead to environmental justices and injustices. Yet, environmental justice (EJ),Expand
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How to Be Heard When Nobody Wants to Listen: Community Action against Mining in Argentina
Abstract Since 2002, Argentina has witnessed a growing number of mining conflicts. While national and provincial governments promote mining as a basis for development, local communities have opposedExpand
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A social multi-criteria evaluation approach to assess extractive and non-extractive scenarios in Ecuador: Intag case study
The expansion of the mining extraction frontier in Latin America is fomenting a growing number of conflicts where contrasting views regarding the economic, environmental, social and culturalExpand
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