Critical Political Ecology: The Politics of Environmental Science

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Index

a
accountability of science 208, 246
Action Aid 130
Activities Implemented Jointly, UNFCCC 148
Actor Network Theory:
narratives 99, 102, 273 ;
networks 140, 154, 232 ;
social relations 135, 149
actors:
business 140 ;
Cultural Theory 139, 273 ;
discourse 271 -2;
environmental science 136 ;
non-governmental organizations 138, 139, 140, 271, 272 ;
political activism 141 ;
science-policy 138 -42;
social activism 138 -9;
state 140 ;
structures 134, 167, 271 -3
actualism 16, 62, 220
Adams, W.M. 66, 67 (box)
Adaptation Fund (Clean Development Mechanism) 199
adaptive practices:
climate change 199 ;
developing countries 253, 256 -8;
drylands 28 ;
environmental orthodoxies 38 (box);
farmers 253, 254 ;
land use 196 -7;
livelihood 197, 254, 255 -6 (box);
poverty 45 ;
regions 193 -4;
resource management 255 -6 (box);
vulnerability 196, 201
advocacy coalitions 156, 159, 160, 184
Africa 10, 11, 34, 43, 118, 256, 257 ;
see also individual countries
Agarwal, Anil 174, 175 -6 (box)
agriculture:
cash crops 257 ;
cattle 145 ;
intensification 41, 256 ;
methane emission 145, 175 (box);
sheep-farming 179, 185 ;
Thailand 32 ;
see also farmersagro-ecology 189 -90 (box)
agroforestry 153 -4
AIDS 162, 164, 167, 259
Aka pygmies 188
Alford, D. 110, 112, 125
Almeder, R. 15 (box)
alternative approaches 191, 252, 275 ;
see also adaptive practices
Alternative Nobel Prize 259
Amazon 33, 193
American Southern High Plains 193
Andersen, I. 262 (box)
Anderson, L. 3, 10, 11
Andes 257
Annex I countries 148, 199
Antarctica 185
anthrax experiments 101
anthropology 62
Aral Sea 193, 194
Arnold, D. 190
Aronson, J. 213, 218, 219, 275
Asia 216 ;
see also individual countries
assessment, environmental 247, 249, 261 -2
assessment capacity 250 -1
Atkinson, A. 3
atmospheric changes 144 ;
see also climate change;
drought
Australia 31, 82 (box)
autonomy 93, 94, 95 (figure)

b
Baarschers, W. 47
Bacon, Francis 110
Bailey, S. 4, 10, 14, 139, 156
Bangkok 122
Banuri, Tariq 183
Barnes, B. 243
Barr, J. 258
Barthes, Roland 47
Bass, T. 26, 27
Batterbury, S. 38, 256 (box)
The Beach163
Bebbington, A. 256, 257
Beck, Ulrich 120, 240 ;
ecological blindness 278 ;
Risk Society1, 119, 170, 180, 242 ;
universalism 181
Benton, T. 117
Berger, P. 107
Berkes, F. 256 (box)
Bhaskar, Roy:
Critical Realism 16, 71, 80, 214, 220, 227 ;
transcendental realism 74 -5
biodiversity 33, 82, 127
biogeography 86 (box)
biophysical changes:
black-box statements 195 ;
complexity 49, 53, 103, 195 ;
Cultural Theory 96 ;
deforestation 35 -6;
desertification 28 ;
globalization 169 ;
non-anthropogenic 190 -1;
risk 177, 194 ;
social factors 104, 145, 173 -4
Bioscience journal 5
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council 129
Birke, L. 258
black-box statements:
AIDS 164 -5;
biophysical changes 195 ;
climate change 174 ;
cost-benefit analysis 261 ;
deforestation 86 -7;
desertification 86 -7;
environmental science 206 ;
General Circulation Model 144 -5;
Latour 164 -5;
reforestation 269 ;
shiftingcultivation 86 -7

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