Black and green : Afro-Colombians, development, and nature in the Pacific lowlands /

Looks at development of Afro-Colombian communities after passage of a 1991 law granting cultural rights and collective land ownership to the communities, arguing that social movements are often partially co-opted by market or state, but then use state res

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Asher, Kiran.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series:e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Black social movements and development in the making
  • Afro-Colombian ethnicity : from invisibility to the limelight
  • "The El Dorado of modern times" : economy, ecology, and territory
  • "El ruido interno de comunidades negras" : the ethno-cultural politics of the PCN
  • "Seeing with the eyes of black women" : gender, ethnicity, and development
  • Displacement, development, and Afro-Colombian movement.