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: 12.28 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.

Postcolonial Ecologies

Author: George B. Handley
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195394429
Size: 30.83 MB
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The first edited collection to bring ecocritical studies into a necessary dialogue with postcolonial literature, this volume offers rich and suggestive ways to explore the relationship between humans and nature around the globe, drawing ...

Sense Of Place And Sense Of Planet

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199714803
Size: 54.19 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 ...

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: 71.61 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.

Ecocriticism And Italy

Author: Serenella Iovino
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472571673
Size: 43.68 MB
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Examining cases where justice, society and politics interlace with stories of land and life, pollution and redemption, the book argues that literature, art and criticism are able to transform the unexpressed voices of these suffering worlds ...

Bodily Natures

Author: Stacy Alaimo
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253004837
Size: 11.36 MB
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Bodily Natures considers these questions by grappling with powerful and pervasive material forces and their increasingly harmful effects on the human body.

The Broken Promise Of Agricultural Progress

Author: Cameron Muir
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317910583
Size: 38.14 MB
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This book will be useful to undergraduates and postgraduates on courses examining international comparisons of nineteenth and twentieth century agriculture, and courses studying colonial development and settler societies.