Dispossession and the environment : rhetoric and inequality in Papua, New Guinea /
When journalists, developers, surf tourists, and conservation NGOs cast Papua New Guineans as living in a prior nature and prior culture, they devalue their knowledge and practice, facilitating their dispossession. Paige West's searing study reveals how a range of actors produces and reinforces...
New York :
Columbia University Press,
|Series:||University seminars/Leonard Hastings Schoff memorial lectures.
- Map of the Early Colonial Boundaries of New Guinea
- 1. "Such a Site for Play, This Edge": Tourism and Modernist Fantasy
- 2. "We Are Here to Build Your Capacity": Development as a Vehicle for Accumulation and Dispossession
- 3. Discovering the Already Known: Tree Kangaroos, Explorer Imaginings, and Indigenous Articulations
- 4. Indigenous Theories of Accumulation, Dispossession, Possession, and Sovereignty
- Afterword. Birdsongs: In Memory of Neil Smith (1954-2012)