Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos
This is an original critique of the complexities surrounding contemporary conservation efforts in Laos and a strong argument for rethinking how ideas about nature influence social life. The author explores how the varied views about forest resourcesmany urban Laotians support their exploration as a path to economic development and many of those who actually live in or near...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published April 2nd 2012 by University of Hawaii Press
(first published January 30th 2012)
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