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The Battlefront

Gwen Ottinger

in Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book examines the case of New Sarpy, a small Louisiana town, and its dispute with a petroleum refinery over toxic chemicals that the latter released into the air, to demonstrate how experts ... More


Dangerous Stories

Gwen Ottinger

in Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines how discourses of individual responsibility and residential choice provided an opportunity for experts to position themselves as informers of responsible choices. Focusing on ... More


The New Story of Humanity: Brains, Minds, and the Environmental Crisis

Robert L. Nadeau

in Rebirth of the Sacred: Science, Religion, and the New Environmental Ethos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942367
eISBN:
9780197563298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942367.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

While sitting in a window seat during a flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. about twenty years ago, I had an experience that changed the course of my life. On the ground below, vast ... More


The New Story in Physics: Mind, Matter, and the Nonlocal Universe

Robert L. Nadeau

in Rebirth of the Sacred: Science, Religion, and the New Environmental Ethos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942367
eISBN:
9780197563298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942367.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

While sitting in a window seat during a flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. about twenty years ago, I had an experience that changed the course of my life. On the ground below, vast ... More


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