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The Impact of Mining on Peruvian Peasant Communities: The Role of CONACAMI

Miguel Palacín

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033327
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038391 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0010
The Impact of Mining on Peruvian Peasant Communities: The Role of CONACAMI

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This chapter discusses the impact of mining on the people of Peru and their communities. It also looks at the reasons why CONACAMI resists a model of development based principally on the exploitation of mining resources.

Keywords: mining; Peru; peasant communities; CONACAMI; exploitation; mining resources

Chapter.  2692 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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