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Slow violence and the environmentalism of the poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView 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 looks at the inattention we  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Nixon
ISBN: 9780674049307 0674049306 9780674061194 0674061195
OCLC Number: 916540148
Description: 1 recurso en línea (xiii, 353 páginas) : ilustraciones
Contents: Slow violence, neoliberalism and the environmental picaresque --
Fast forward fossil: petro-despotism and the resource curse --
Pipedreams: Ken Saro-wiwa, environmental justice, and micro-minority rights --
Slow violence, gender and the environmentalism of the poor --
Unimagined communities : megadams, monumental modernity, and developmental refugees --
Strangers in the eco-village: race, tourism, and environmental time --
Ecologies of the aftermath: precision warfare and slow violence --
Environmentalism, postcolonialism, and American studies --
Scenes from the seabed and the future of dissent.
Responsibility: Rob Nixon.

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