publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Neoliberal performatives and the ‘making’ of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES):

Vijay Kolinjivadi;
  • Published: 01 Nov 2017
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
<jats:p> This paper argues that Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) serve as a neoliberal performative act, in which idealized conditions are re-constituted by well-resourced and networked epistemic communities with the objective of bringing a distinctly instrumental and utilitarian relationality between humans and nature into existence. We illustrate the performative agency of hegemonic epistemic communities advocating (P)ES imaginaries to differentiate between the cultural construction of an ideal reality, which can and always will fail, and an external reality of actually produced effects. In doing so, we explore human agency to disobey performative acts to...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sociology, Economics, Geography, Planning and Development, Performative utterance, Political ecology, Environmental policy, Making-of, Natural resource economics, Ecosystem services, Social science, Neoliberalism, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Payment
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Neoliberal performatives and the ‘making’ of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES):

Vijay Kolinjivadi;