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Where rivers meet the sea : the political ecology of water

Author: Stephanie C Kane
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2012] ©2012
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A creative, narrative approach to environmental destruction in urban waterscapes, focusing on neighborhood activists who pressure their governments to follow existing law

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kane, Stephanie C.
Where rivers meet the sea.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012003233
(OCoLC)774213732
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie C Kane
ISBN: 9781439909324 1439909326 9781439909300 143990930X 9781439909317 1439909318
OCLC Number: 824566173
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 228 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction --
Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. Sense and science at the Lake of Dark Waters --
Dune shenanigans and rebellious festival memories --
Of sewage, sacrifice, and sacred springs --
Coda : The assassination fo Antonio Conceição Reis --
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Water history, water activism --
Iconic bridges of La Boca and Madero (dereliction as opportunity) --
Neighbors fight to reverse eco-blind engineering in Tigre Delta --
Convergent protest from the provinces : hydroelectricity + gold-mining = water predation --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Stephanie C. Kane.

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