Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago

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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
MIT Press
Publish Date
Pages
254
Dimensions
6.06 X 0.54 X 9.1 inches | 0.78 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780262661874

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About the Author

David Naguib Pellow is Don A. Martindale Endowed Chair in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Among his books are the award-winning Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago (MIT Press, 2002) and Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement (coedited with Robert Brulle; MIT Press, 2005.)

Reviews

...insightfully assesses the ability of those at the bottom of the heap to mount an effective resistance for environmental justice.

--Environment

...An indispensable book for anyone interested in waste...or the continued effects of racism and classism in American society.

--The Public Historian