Journal of Political Ecology
Journal of Political Ecology
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Volume 8 Table of Contents   |   Volume 8_1   |   Volume 8_2    |   Volume 8_3   |   Volume 8_4   |   Volume 8_5   |   Volume 8_6   |   Volume 8_7   |   Volume 8_8

Volume 8-2 (2001) 

Mao's War Against Nature: Politics and the Environment in Revolutionary China, by Judith Shapiro, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2001), xvii, 287 pp. Reviewed by Gregory A. Ruf, Associate Professor, Chinese Studies and Anthropology Stony Brook State University of New York.

Shady Practices: Agroforestry and Gender Politics in The Gambia, by Richard A. Schroeder. Berkeley: University of California Press (1999), 212 pp. Reviewed by Peter Hamilton, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis

Environmentalism Unbound: Exploring New Pathways for Change, by Robert Gottlieb. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (2001), xvii + 396 pp. Reviewed by Christopher McGrory Klyza, Director, Program in Environmental Studies, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Trees At Risk: Reclaiming an Urban Forest, by Evelyn Herwitz. Worcester, MA: Chandler House Press, Inc (2001), iv, 200 pp. Reviewed by Brent Evans and Carolyn Chipman Evans , Cibolo Nature Center, Boerne, TX

Negotiating Nature: Culture, Power and Environmental Argument, Hornborg, A. and Gisli Palsson, eds. Lund, Sweden: Lund University Press (2000), 225 pp. Reviewed by Leif John Fosse, World Wide Fund for Nature, Oslo, Norway.

Social Change in Melanesia: Development and History, by Paul Sillitoe. New York: Cambridge University Press (2000), xx, 264 pp. Reviewed by Jerry Jacka , Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon Eugene, OR.

The Rise of the Agricultural Welfare State, by Adam D. Sheingate. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (2001), xii, 279 pp. Reviewed by Andrew D. McNitt, Department of Political Science; Eastern Illinois University

Saqqaq: An Inuit Hunting Community in the Modern World, by Jens Dahl. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (2000), viii, 277 pp.