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Discourse of the Dammed : A study of the impacts of sustainable development discourse on indigenous peoples in the Brazilian Amazon in the context of the proposed Belo Monte hydroelectric dam

  title={Discourse of the Dammed : A study of the impacts of sustainable development discourse on indigenous peoples in the Brazilian Amazon in the context of the proposed Belo Monte hydroelectric dam},
  author={Alexander Bingham},
Sustainable development is conceptualized as a hegemonic global discourse and analysed using the argumentative framework of Maarten Hajer. Two major story-lines are identified within this overarching discourse: the dominant story-line, prioritizing socioeconomic development, and an alternative story-line, principally concerned with socioenvironmental sustainability. Within these story-lines indigenous peoples and the issues that affect them are constructed in particular ways that have… 

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