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Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... This chapter examines the technologies of mega-mining used at the Yanacocha gold mine in Cajamarca. To distance their operations from the problematic legacy of environmental degradation in mining areas such as the Central Highlands, transnational corporations have sought to create a new image...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... neoliberalism mining industry equivalence mining conflicts political ecology ...
Series: Comparative and international working-class history
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378099-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7809-9
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... extractivism mining conflicts referendum farmer communities Peru ...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... Since the 1990s, conflicts over mining activity played a prominent role in Peruvian politics and have put the environment at the forefront of the public agenda. While Peru has a long history of mining, the country’s role as a key mineral exporter is not simply a consequence of the amount...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... to historical extractivism that inspires this aggressive government reaction. extractivism mining conflicts referendum farmer communities Peru ...
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
..., this chapter situates recent conflicts over mining within national debates and historical processes. Over La Oroya’s history, toxic emissions have been variously treated as a problem of industrial hygiene and occupational health, and more recently, as an environmental and public health concern affecting local...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... conflicts over mining within national debates and historical processes. Over La Oroya’s history, toxic emissions have been variously treated as a problem of industrial hygiene and occupational health, and more recently, as an environmental and public health concern affecting local residents, the neighboring...
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
...Water and Life This chapter focuses on the protests against the expansion of the Yanacocha gold mine into Cerro Quilish (Mount Quilish). In campaigns against the mining project, Cerro Quilish was an aquifer (a store of life-sustaining water) and an Apu (usually translated from Quechua...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... form (as a mineral deposit, aquifer, and Apu) were mutually articulated as the controversy took shape. The chapter examines the practices that bring entities into being and suggests that contemporary conflicts involve an ongoing process of contestation over socionatural worlds. anti-mining...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... This chapter describes how an irrigation canal and the fluid relations built around it became the focus of disagreements about the effects mining on water quantity and quality. The canal connected people and landscapes through relations that encompassed, but were not reducible to, economic...
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
...Activism and Expertise Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a key process in the making of social and environmental accountability in mining projects. This chapter argues that the form of the documents produced for the EIA (i.e., their required components, as established in legal...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a key process in the making of social and environmental accountability in mining projects. This chapter argues that the form of the documents produced for the EIA (i.e., their required components, as established in legal frameworks) and the process...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... This chapter examines the ongoing conflicts in Cajamarca and their implications for thinking about corporate accountability and political activism. I relate the book’s previous chapters to the protests in 2012 over the Conga mining project. Protestors argued that four mountain lakes would...
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9