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Working Paper

The Poor and the Environment: Whose Reality Counts?

Published on 23 February 1994

This paper argues that it is the rich and powerful who do most environmental damage. Blaming poor victims of environmental degradation can lead to policies which do more harm than good.

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Robert Chambers

Research Associate

Publication details

published by
IDS
authors
Chambers, R.
journal
IDS Working Paper, issue 3
isbn
1 85864 066 0

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