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Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Alissa Cordner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Initially marketed as a life-saving advancement, flame retardants are now mired in controversy. Some argue that data show the chemicals are unsafe while others continue to support their use. The ... More


Inequality, Democracy, and Macro-Structural Environmental Sociology

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter proposes an alternative framework for explaining the global environmental crisis: the inequality, democracy, and the environment (IDE) model. It first considers the macro-structural ... More


Uncertain Science and the Fight for Environmental Health

Alissa Cordner

in Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The Introduction describes the contested arena of environmental health controversies, and summarizing the existing social science literature on environmental risks and scientific uncertainty


Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Tammy L. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Ecuador is biologically diverse, petroleum rich, and economically poor. Its extraordinary biodiversity has attracted attention and funding from such transnational environmental organizations as ... More


Environmental Degradation Reconsidered

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book has highlighted the limitations of existing arguments in accounting for the structural causes of social and environmental harm, including macro-structural environmental sociology, with ... More


Hypotheses from Ecuador

Tammy L. Lewis

in Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The concluding chapter summarizes the changes in the Ecuadorian environmental movement from 1978-2015. The movement grew, diversified, struggled and radicalized. The state expanded its conception of ... More


Working-class communities and ecology: reframing environmental justice around the Ilva steel plant in Taranto (Apulia, Italy)

Stefania Barca and Emanuele Leonardi

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The first part of this chapter offers a critical review of environmental sociology and political ecology, highlighting the contribution they have made to a redefinition of class, and social ... More


Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Erik Swyngedouw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this book, Erik Swyngedouw explores how water becomes part of the tumultuous processes of modernization and development. Using the experience of Spain as a lens to view the interplay of modernity ... More


Paco El Rana’s Wet Dream for Spain

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter five documents the post-Civil War developments. It focuses on how General Franco’s ideological-political mission was predicated upon cultural and material national territorial integration, ... More


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