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Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects

@inproceedings{Agrawal2005EnvironmentalityTO,
  title={Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects},
  author={A. Agrawal},
  year={2005}
}
In Kumaon in northern India, villagers set hundreds of forest fires in the early 1920s, protesting the colonial British state’s regulations to protect the environment. Yet by the 1990s, they had begun to conserve their forests carefully. In his innovative historical and political study, Arun Agrawal analyzes this striking transformation. He describes and explains the emergence of environmental identities and changes in state-locality relations and shows how the two are related. In so doing, he… Expand
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