Abstract

Afghanistan’s opium production has soared despite eradication efforts. This is partly due to a prolonged drought linked to climate change. But it is also due to the collapses of traditional irrigation systems and the social cohesion upon which the maintenance of those systems depend. This crisis, in turn, raises deeper questions about prevailing notions of the “natural” and the “social” as dichotomous and distinct.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1945-4724
Print ISSN
1945-4716
Pages
pp. 183-200
Launched on MUSE
2015-05-27
Open Access
No
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