Slow Violence And The Environmentalism Of The Poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674049306
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Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to the lethality of many environmental crises, in contrast with the sensational, spectacle-driven messaging that impels public activism today.

Slow Violence And The Environmentalism Of The Poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674061195
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Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to the lethality of many environmental crises, in contrast with the sensational, spectacle-driven messaging that impels public activism today.

The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544643
Size: 46.94 MB
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How has this happened? This groundbreaking book continues Pinker's exploration of the esesnce of human nature, mixing psychology and history to provide a remarkable picture of an increasingly nonviolent world.

Sense Of Place And Sense Of Planet

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199714803
Size: 58.19 MB
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Both parts of the book combine in-depth theoretical discussion with detailed analyses of novels, poems, films, computer software and installation artworks from the US and abroad that translate new connections between global, national and ...

Environmental Justice And Environmentalism

Author: Ronald D. Sandler
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262195526
Size: 52.50 MB
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This book, part of a necessary rethinking of the relationship between the two movements, shows that effective, mutually beneficial alliances can advance the missions of both.Contributors:Kim Allen, J. Robert Cox, Vinci Daro, Kevin DeLuca, ...

Ending The Fossil Fuel Era

Author: Thomas Princen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262028808
Size: 60.33 MB
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A provocative call for delegitimizing fossil fuels rather than accommodating them, accompanied by case studies from Ecuador to Appalachia and from Germany to Norway.

Keywords For Environmental Studies

Author: William A. Gleason
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081476083X
Size: 35.41 MB
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This book underscores the crucial realization that every discipline has a stake in the central environmental questions of our time, and that interdisciplinary conversations not only enhance, but are requisite to environmental studies today.

The Grammar Of Identity

Author: Stephen Clingman
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191557361
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In this guise, the book itself becomes a journey of discovery, exploring the transnational not so much as a literal crossing of boundaries but as a way of being and seeing.

Flammable Environmental Suffering In An Argentine Shantytown

Author: Austin Javier Auyero Lozano Long Professor of Latin American Sociology University of Texas
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199706689
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How are perceptions and misperceptions shared within a community? Based on archival research and two and a half years of collaborative ethnographic fieldwork in Flammable, this book examines the lived experiences of environmental suffering.