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Oil and Conflict in the Ecuadorian Amazon: An Exploration of Motives and Objectives

Author(s): Lorenzo Pellgrini, Murat Arsel

In: European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, No 106, 2018, pp. 209-218

The authors draw on data on conflicts over oil production in the Ecuadorian Amazon to argue that not all these movements are primarily motivated by environmental concerns. The note the variety of motives involved. These varied motives also affect how these movements influence policy.