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Organising waste in the city : international perspectives on narratives and practices

Author: María José Zapata Campos; C M Hall
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2014.
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This book offers a critical perspective on the issue of organising waste in cities, which has often been positioned in terms of relatively narrow engineering, economic and physical science approaches. It emphasises the ways in which the notion of waste, and the narratives and discourses associated with it have been socially constructed with corresponding implications for waste governance and local waste handling  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: María José Zapata Campos; C M Hall
ISBN: 9781447310891 1447310896
OCLC Number: 939846567
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 26 mai 2014).
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Contents: Introduction: narratives of organizing waste in the city ~ Maria Jose Zapata and C. Michael Hall; Part I: Spaces, places and sites of waste in the city; The ecological and environmental significance of urban wastelands and drosscapes ~ C. Michael Hall; The function of urban waste infrastructures as heterotopias of the city: narratives from Gothenburg and Managua ~ Maria Jose Zapata; Part II: Global waste discourses and narratives shaping local practices; When clean and green meets the Emerald Isle: contrasting waste governance narratives in Ireland and New Zealand ~ Anna Davies; Waste in translation: global ideas of urban waste management in local practice ~ Patrik Zapata; Part III: Waste governance and management practices; Governance in a bottle ~ Dario Minervini; Hybrid organisations in waste management: public and private organisations in a deregulated market environment ~ Philip Marcel Karre; Waste management companies: critical urban infrastructural services that design the socio-materiality of waste ~ Herve Corvellec and Johan Hultman; Part IV: Waste and environmental, economic and social justice; Cairo's contested waste: Zabaleen's local practices and privatization policies ~ Wael Fahmi and Keith Sutton; Ecomodern discourse and localized narratives: waste policy, community mobilization and governmentality in Ireland ~ Liam Leonard; Waste collection as an environmental justice issue: a case study of a neighbourhood in Bristol, UK ~ Karen Bell and David Sweeting; Conclusions: framing the organizing of waste in the city ~ C. Michael Hall and Maria Jose Zapata.
Responsibility: [edited by] Maria Jose Zapata and Michael Hall.

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Organising waste in the city takes a broad and international approach to the ways in which the issue of waste is framed, and brings together narratives from cities as diverse as Amsterdam, Bristol,  Read more...

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