: Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects (New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century) (): Arun. Review: Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects by Arun Agrawal. Author(s): Shantz, Jeff Main Content Metrics. Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects. (New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century.) Durham, N.C.: Duke.
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He visited makinb forty villages in Kumaon, where he assessed the state of village forests, interviewed hundreds of Kumaonis, and examined local records. This interesting book is a work of political economy, conceptually informed by Michel Foucault, that examines the making of environmental subjects among the Kumaon villagers in the foothills of the Himalayas in North India.
The envjronmentality of the book lies in its exploration of agency among the local populations and the serious treatment of the culture that environmental regulation affects. Doctoral Essays in Govermment Ethics. Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book 3.
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In so doing, he demonstrates that scholarship on common property, political ecology, and feminist environmentalism can be combined—in an approach he calls environmentality—to better understand changes in conservation efforts.
Using carefully constructed arguments, Agrawal successfully achieves his purpose of creating a framework for environmental policy analysis. Duke University Press,pp. Technologies of Artificial Sensations.
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For book covers to accompany reviews, please contact the publicity department. He visited nearly forty villages in Kumaon, where he assessed the state of village forests, interviewed hundreds of Kumaonis, and examined local records. Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Yet by the s, they had begun to conserve makkng forests carefully.
It is thought-provoking and well-written and has the potential to serve as a valuable resource for those in interdisciplinary environmental fields. Carefully laying out his interview data, Agrawal shows how variations in the forms of monitoring and enforcement across forest councils consistently produced variations in the willingness of the individual to participate in regulation—the villagers who participate more in monitoring, either through labor or money, also express the xubjects interest in forest preservation.
He is the author of Greener Pastures: Myers Fellows Fund Past Programs. Community regulation operates more constantly, consistently, effectively and transformatively on its objects: Related articles in Google Scholar.
Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects
In exploring these changes and their significance, Agrawal establishes that theories of environmental politics are enriched by attention to the interconnections between power, knowledge, institutions, and subjectivities. Added to PP index Total downloads 21of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 7 76, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?
Contents The Politics of Nature and the Making. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. A key lesson of the Kumaon story is that policies that successfully promote environmental values are more likely to be prompted by concerns for the fair distribution of resources and the political recognition of a community than a concern for preservation, which is instead developed in the process of implementing those policies.
Agrawal brings environment and development studies, new institutional economics, and Foucauldian theories of power and subjectivity to bear on his ethnographical and historical research.
This book helps to shed light on the connections between environmental regulation, practice and subjectivity. Permission to Photocopy coursepacks If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.
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Joanne Bauer, reviewer Those who have grown tired of doomsday scenarios abd the environment would do well to pick up a copy of Environmentality. About the Series ix Preface and Acknowledgments xi 1. Instead, he points to the cross-disciplinary fields of political ecology, scholarship on the commons, and feminist environmentalism as the most helpful in the direct attention they give to how institutions, politics, and identities affect environmental policy processes and outcomes.