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Industry and environment in Latin America

Author: Rhys Jenkins
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Routledge research global environmental change series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Most discussion of environmental issues in Latin America has focused on the 'green issues' of deforestation and land degradation. Although the majority of Latin Americans live in urban areas and the region has industrialised and urbanised rapidly, relatively little attention has been paid to the 'brown issues' such as industrial pollution. Industry and Environment in Latin America attempts to redress this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rhys Jenkins
ISBN: 0415234476 9780415234474
OCLC Number: 44549002
Description: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Rhys Jenkins --
2. Globalisation, trade liberalisation and industrial pollution in Latin America / Rhys Jenkins --
3. Mining and the environment in Latin America: the pollution-haven hypothesis revisited / Alyson Warhurst and Nia Hughes-Witcomb --
4. The diffusion of pollution prevention measures in LDCs: environmental management in Argentine industry / Daniel Chudnovsky, Andres Lopez and Valeria Freylejer --
5. 'Aco Verde': the Brazilian steel industry and environmental performance / Jonathan R. Barton --
6. Economic liberalisation and the environment --
a case study of the leather industry in Brazil / Jan Thomas H. Odegard.
Series Title: Routledge research global environmental change series.
Responsibility: edited by Rhys Jenkins.
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The impact of globalization on the environment is a much debated issue. Using case-studies from Latin America, this book sets out these debates and presents new empirical evidence on the key  Read more...

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