Power, knowledge and political ecology in the third world: a review

  title={Power, knowledge and political ecology in the third world: a review},
  author={Raymond L. Bryant},
  journal={Progress in Physical Geography},
  pages={79 - 94}
  • R. Bryant
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Political Science
  • Progress in Physical Geography
Political ecology examines the political dynamics surrounding material and discursive struggles over the environment in the third world. The role of unequal power relations in constituting a politicized environment is a central theme. Particular attention is given to the ways in which conflict over access to environmental resources is linked to systems of political and economic control first elaborated during the colonial era. Studies emphasize the increased marginality and vulnerability of the… 

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