The Resource Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown, Javier Auyero and Debora Alejandra Swistun, (electronic resource/)

Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown, Javier Auyero and Debora Alejandra Swistun, (electronic resource/)

Label
Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown
Title
Flammable
Title remainder
environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown
Statement of responsibility
Javier Auyero and Debora Alejandra Swistun
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Surrounded by one of the largest petrochemical compounds in Argentina, a highly polluted river that brings the toxic waste of tanneries and other industries, a hazardous and largely unsupervised waste incinerator, and an unmonitored landfill, Flammables soil, air, and water are contaminated with lead, chromium, benzene, and other chemicals. So are its nearly five thousand sickened and frail inhabitants. How do poor people make sense of and cope with toxic pollution? Why do they fail to understand what is objectively a clear and present danger? How are perceptions and misperceptions shared wit
Dewey number
363.738/42098212
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4070.B84
LC item number
A99 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown, Javier Auyero and Debora Alejandra Swistun, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=271198
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-186) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Villas del Riachuelo : Life amidst hazards, garbage, and poison -- The compound and the neighborhood -- Toxic wor(l)ds -- The (confused and mistaken) categories of the dominated -- Exposed waiting -- Collective disbelief in joint action -- The social production of toxic uncertainty -- Conclusions : ethnography and environmental suffering
Control code
ocn373185477
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
205386
Label
Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown, Javier Auyero and Debora Alejandra Swistun, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=271198
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-186) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Villas del Riachuelo : Life amidst hazards, garbage, and poison -- The compound and the neighborhood -- Toxic wor(l)ds -- The (confused and mistaken) categories of the dominated -- Exposed waiting -- Collective disbelief in joint action -- The social production of toxic uncertainty -- Conclusions : ethnography and environmental suffering
Control code
ocn373185477
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
205386

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