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Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Michael J. Hathaway


This book challenges the notion that globalized social formations emerged solely in the Global North prior to impacting the Global South. Instead, such globalized formations have been constituted, transformed, and propelled through diverse, site-specific social interactions that complicate and defy divisions between “global” and “local.” The book brings the reader into the lives of Chinese experts and scientists, officials, villagers, and expatriate conservationists who were caught up in environmental trends over the past twenty-five years. It reveals how global environmentalism has been enact ... More

Keywords: indigenous rights, Global North, globalized formations, Global South, Chinese scientists, villagers, environmentalism, People’s Republic of China, indigenous rights, expatriate conservationists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780520276192
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520276192.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Hathaway, author
Simon Fraser University