Human Ecology

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Articles from Vol. 33, No. 1, February

Palms, Pastures, and Swidden Fields: The Grounded Political Ecology of "Agro-Extractive/shifting-Cultivator Peasants" in Maranhao, Brazil
This article examines transformations associated with changes in resource use and land cover dynamics in the community of Sao Manoel, Maranhao state, in the eastern Brazilian Amazon. The shifting cultivator peasants in Sao Manoel integrate swidden...