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Main Title Histories of the dustheap : waste, material cultures, social justice /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Foote, Stephanie.
Mazzolini, Elizabeth,
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 783520711
ISBN 9780262017992; 0262017997; 9780262517829; 0262517825
Subjects Refuse and refuse disposal--Social aspects ; Refuse and refuse disposal--Political aspects ; Waste products--Social aspects ; Waste products--Political aspects ; Material culture ; Abfallwirtschaft ; Soziale Gerechtigkeit ; Avfallshantering--sociala aspekter ; Materiell kultur ; Abfallwirtschaft--(DE-588)4000107-6 ; Soziale Gerechtigkeit--(DE-588)4236433-4
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EIAM  HD4482.H57 2012 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 07/15/2013
Collation vi, 291 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The subjectivities of garbage. Darker shades of green : Love Canal, toxic autobiography, and American environmental writing / Richard Newman ; "The most radical view of the whole subject" : George E. Waring Jr., domestic waste, and women's rights / William Gleason ; Enviroblogging : clearing green space in a virtual world / Stephanie Foote -- The places of garbage. Missing New Orleans : tracking knowledge and ignorance through an urban hazardscape / Scott Frickel ; What gets buried in a small town : toxic e-waste and democratic frictions in the crossroads of the United States / Phaedra C. Pezzullo ; The garbage question on top of the world / Elizabeth Mazzolini -- The cultural contradictions of garbage. Purification or profit : Milwaukee and the contradictions of sludge / Daniel Schneider ; The rising tide against plastic waste : unpacking industry attempts to influence the debate / Jennifer Clapp ; Time out of mind : the animation of obsolescence in The brave little toaster / Marisol Cortez -- Conclusion : Object lessons / Stephanie Foote and Elizabeth Mazzolini. This volume provides an examination of how garbage reveals the relationships between the global and the local, the economic and the ecological, and the historical and the contemporary.