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River dialogues : Hindu faith and the political ecology of dams on the sacred Ganga / Georgina Drew.

By: Drew, Georgina [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Critical green engagements: Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2017Description: xxii, 257 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780816535101 (hardback).Subject(s): Environmentalism -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism | Political ecology -- India -- Uttarakhand | Politics and culture -- India -- Uttarakhand | Dams -- Political aspects -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) | Dams -- Social aspects -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) | Sacred space -- India -- UttarakhandDDC classification: 333.91415095451 DRE
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. I CULTURAL POLITICS Interlude: Please Join Us 1.Knowing the Ganga: How a River Is "Many Things" Interlude: Why Wouldn't We Cry? 2.Loving the Ganga: Semi-Urban Women and Religious Affect pt. II POLITICAL ECOLOGY Interlude: A Five-Minute Song 3.Defending the Ganga: Mountain Women's Activism Interlude: A Pro-Dam Rally 4.Saving the Ganga: Insiders, Outsiders, and Activist Politics Interlude: Sarita Changes Tune 5.Eco-Zones on the Ganga: The Politics of Exceptionalism.
Summary: "River Dialogues is an ethnographic engagement with social movements contesting hydroelectric development on River Ganges"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: pt. I CULTURAL POLITICS
Interlude: Please Join Us
1.Knowing the Ganga: How a River Is "Many Things"
Interlude: Why Wouldn't We Cry?
2.Loving the Ganga: Semi-Urban Women and Religious Affect
pt. II POLITICAL ECOLOGY
Interlude: A Five-Minute Song
3.Defending the Ganga: Mountain Women's Activism
Interlude: A Pro-Dam Rally
4.Saving the Ganga: Insiders, Outsiders, and Activist Politics
Interlude: Sarita Changes Tune
5.Eco-Zones on the Ganga: The Politics of Exceptionalism.

"River Dialogues is an ethnographic engagement with social movements contesting hydroelectric development on River Ganges"--Provided by publisher.

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