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Extractivismo, neoextractivismo y commoditties de ilusión desarrollista
Extractivism, neo-extractivism and the illusions of commodity development

Author(s): Elizabeth Concha
Subject(s): Economy, Psychology, National Economy, Energy and Environmental Studies, Sociology, Economic policy, Environmental and Energy policy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Transnational Press London
Keywords: extractivism; neo-extractivism; ETFs; ETP; commoditie;

Summary/Abstract: 2020 is the expression of the cumulus of consequences caused by a rapacious capitalism. The degradation of the environment due to the exploitation of natural resources is growing exponentially and at a rate never seen in any other time in economic history. So, make known the alternatives to economic development and sharing knowledge of their intertwining with society are necessary in discussions anywhere, from research centers to a small community or locality, what is extractivism and neo-extractivism as a form of social relationship of economic growth based on the exploitation and destruction of natural resources, emphasize that although certain products such as minerals can be a means of economic growth, their exploitation is immersed in a developmental illusion, dominated by financialized capital, and finally its consequences and manifestations of those who recognize the importance of the land, water, air and who announce to us that without the recovery of that ancestral connection of these elements, there will be no economic development.

  • Issue Year: 1/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 63-70
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Spanish