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Slow violence and the environmentalism of the poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Slow violence" from climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly. The author focuses on the inattention we  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Nixon
ISBN: 9780674072343 0674072340
OCLC Number: 960282882
Notes: Reprint of: Slow violence and the environmentalism of the poor / Rob Nixon. 2011.
Description: xiii, 353 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Rob Nixon.

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This is a fine book, disturbing and revealing in content, and worthy of lengthy study. -- Jules Pretty Times Higher Education 20110915 The work is groundbreaking in its call to reconsider our Read more...

 
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