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Concrete jungles : urban pollution and the politics of difference in the Caribbean

Author: Rivke Jaffe
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press 2016.
Series: Global and comparative ethnography
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Concrete Jungles explores the hidden geographies of injustice in the Caribbean islands, demonstrating how mainstream environmentalism reflects and reproduces racial and economic inequalities.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rivke Jaffe
ISBN: 9780190273583 0190273585 9780190273590 0190273593
OCLC Number: 990794309
Description: xi, 189 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Chapter One: IntroductionChapter Two: Caribbean Cities in Comparative PerspectiveChapter Three: Excavating the Traces of EmpireChapter Four: Fragmented CitiesChapter Five: Urban Naturalisms: Pollution, Space and PowerChapter Six: Uptown EnvironmentalismChapter Seven: Downtown EnvironmentalismChapter Eight: Coda
Series Title: Global and comparative ethnography
Responsibility: Rivke Jaffe.

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