The Gas Field
by Katy Gardner
What happens when a vast multinational mining company operates a gas plant situated close to four densely populated villages in rural Bangladesh? How does its presence contribute to local processes of "development?" And what do corporate claims of "community engagement" involve? Drawing from author Katy Gardner's longstanding relationship with the area, "The Gas Field" rev...more
paperback, 216 pages
Published February 28th 2012 by Pluto Press
(first published October 11th 2011)
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Katy Gardner is a British author, best known for her novel Losing Gemma, which was turned into a two part mini series for ITV1 in 2006. As well as writing, she also teaches Social Anthropology at Sussex University.More about Katy Gardner...