Slow Violence And The Environmentalism Of The Poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674049306
Size: 65.80 MB
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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
Size: 32.33 MB
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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: 22.14 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.

Ending The Fossil Fuel Era

Author: Thomas Princen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262028808
Size: 19.37 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.

Sense Of Place And Sense Of Planet

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199714803
Size: 74.40 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 ...

Material Ecocriticism

Author: Serenella Iovino
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 025301400X
Size: 41.17 MB
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Bringing ecocriticism closer to the material turn, the contributions to this landmark volume focus on material forces and substances, the agency of things, processes, narratives and stories, and making meaning out of the world.

The Human Age The World Shaped By Us

Author: Diane Ackerman
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393245845
Size: 22.30 MB
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In this landmark book, she confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future of planet Earth.

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
Size: 10.43 MB
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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.

Environmental Justice And Environmentalism

Author: Ronald D. Sandler
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262195526
Size: 36.56 MB
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Analysis and case studies from interdisciplinary perspectives explore the possibilityand desirability of collaboration between the grassroots-oriented environmental justice movement andmainstream environmental organizations.