Globalization and the power of rescaled narratives: A case of opposition to mining in Tambogrande, Peru

  title={Globalization and the power of rescaled narratives: A case of opposition to mining in Tambogrande, Peru},
  author={H{\aa}vard Haarstad and Arnt Fl{\o}ysand},
  journal={Political Geography},
In this article, we criticize the bipolar polemic on globalization that tends to be limited to arguing over its desirability or destructiveness, and argue that it is necessary to probe deeper into the power relationships that are produced by the restructuring of relationships in time and space. The theoretical debate on politics of scale opens the way to investigate the reconfiguration of scalar organization in capitalism, which has complex and contradictory effects on power relations. It… Expand
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