Commodifying what nature?

  title={Commodifying what nature?},
  author={Noel Castree},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  pages={273 - 297}
  • N. Castree
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Economics
  • Progress in Human Geography
In this essay contemporary Marxist writings on the commodification of nature in capitalist societies are reviewed systematically. Recent research on commodities in human geography, cultural studies and related fields have been largely post or non-Marxist in tenor and have paid relatively little attention to the ‘natural’ dimensions of commodities. By contrast, recent Marxist writings about capitalism-nature relations have tried to highlight both the specificity of capitalist commodification and… 

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