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Class analysis and environmental politics : timber workers and conservationists in Northern New South Wales 1960-1986

Watson, Ian


In this thesis I explore the conflicts which have arise between middle class' conservationists and working class timber communities. I examine the New South Wales rainforest controversy as a case study and seek to place the animosity and hostility which arose there within the context of class analysis. At the same time, I integrate other important dimensions of social life, particularly rural ideologies and ideologies of masculinity, into an overall analysis of class power. I show that...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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