The Yasuní ITT Initiative and the Creation of Global Green Sovereignty

Gridley, MarlaRose (2018) The Yasuní ITT Initiative and the Creation of Global Green Sovereignty. Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of Marcus Mendoza from Sociology and Anthropology, The University of Mississippi.

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Abstract

The Yasuní-ITT Initiative was an international financing scheme in which the Ecuadorian government agreed to forgo drilling in the Yasuní National Park in exchange for foreign compensation in the amount of $3.6 billion USD over 12 years. Embedded in a global framework of revenue redistribution for development, the Yasuní-ITT Initiative established a model of global environmental care based on global North-South difference and historical ecological debt. In doing so, it impacted, through prospective flows of aid, the conceptualization of Ecuadorian sovereignty.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Gridley, MarlaRose
Student's Degree Program(s): B.A. in International Studies
Thesis Advisor: Marcus Mendoza
Thesis Advisor's Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Institution: The University of Mississippi
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Depositing User: MarlaRose Gridley
Date Deposited: 09 May 2018 16:46
Last Modified: 09 May 2018 16:46
URI: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/id/eprint/1085

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