Voices of the Governed: towards a theory of the translocal

@article{Banerjee2011VoicesOT,
  title={Voices of the Governed: towards a theory of the translocal},
  author={S. Banerjee},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={323 - 344}
}
In this article I want to interrogate the political, economic, and social conditions that enable the extraction of natural and mineral resources from Indigenous and rural communities in Africa, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific. The end of direct colonialism and the emergence of the development state did not necessarily translate into forms of local sovereignty for these communities who bore the brunt of development. I describe the emergence of resource wars in the postcolonial era and how… Expand
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