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A Political Space: Reading the Global Through Clayoquot Sound Karena Shaw

A Political Space: Reading the Global Through Clayoquot Sound

Karena Shaw

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780773525597
Hardcover
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An innovative look at the convergence of global trends and local struggles in this out-of-the-way place. Clayoquot Sound, on the remote outer coast of Vancouver Island, might seem to be at the periphery of contemporary power and authority. Yet, asMoreAn innovative look at the convergence of global trends and local struggles in this out-of-the-way place. Clayoquot Sound, on the remote outer coast of Vancouver Island, might seem to be at the periphery of contemporary power and authority. Yet, as the disputed land of Native peoples and the contentious site of corporate logging in one of the worlds last remaining temperate rain forests, it is squarely in the middle of global politics. A Political Space develops a new way of making sense of the rapidly changing character of political life in our day and reveals the political problems and possibilities inherent in the convergence of the global and the local so dramatically enacted in Clayoquot Sound.