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Author Nixon, Rob, 1954-

Title Slow violence and the environmentalism of the poor / Rob Nixon

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
 Bryant Main Stacks  PR9080.5 .N59 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Lincoln  PR9080.5 .N59 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xiii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- Slow violence, neoliberalism and the environmental picaresque -- Fast forward fossil : petro-despotism and the resource curse -- Pipedreams : Ken Saro-wiwa, environmental justice, and micro-minority rights -- Slow violence, gender and the environmentalism of the poor -- Unimagined communities : megadams, monumental modernity, and developmental refugees -- Strangers in the eco-village : race, tourism, and environmental amnesia -- Ecologies of the aftermath : precision warfare and slow violence -- Environmentalism, postcolonialism, and American studies -- Epilogue : scenes from the seabed
LC subject Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism
American literature -- History and criticism
Ecology in literature
Environmentalism in literature
Human ecology in literature
Postcolonialism in literature
Colonies in literature
Human security
Poor -- Developing countries
Imperialism -- Environmental aspects
Globalization -- Environmental aspects
ISBN 9780674049307 (alk. paper)
0674049306 (alk. paper)