Cajamarca’s rejection of mining in Colombia was also a victory for social media and social mapping

Specht, D. 2017. Cajamarca’s rejection of mining in Colombia was also a victory for social media and social mapping. LSE.

TitleCajamarca’s rejection of mining in Colombia was also a victory for social media and social mapping
AuthorsSpecht, D.
Description

In a few short years, social movements in Cajamarca, Colombia, were able to convince a once divided community to near-unanimously reject establishment of the world’s largest gold mine on their doorstep. Doug Specht examines the role of social media and contestatory cartography in achieving this remarkable result.

Year2017
Web address (URL)https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/2017/04/18/cajamarcas-rejection-of-mining-in-colombia-was-also-a-victory-for-social-media-and-social-mapping/
PublisherLSE
Publication dates
PublishedMay 2017
JournalLSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre

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