Slow Violence And The Environmentalism Of The Poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674049306
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Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to the lethality of many environmental crises, in contrast with the sensational, spectacle-driven messaging that impels public activism today.

A History Of Environmentalism

Author: Marco Armiero
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441170510
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1 A very useful account on the history of this slogan is actually available in
Wikipedia. Available at:,_act_ locally#
Origin_in_town_planning (accessed on 4 May 2013). 2 Donald Worster, Nature's
Economy. The Roots of Ecology (San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books, 1977), 7.
3 Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Cambridge,
MA: Harvard University Press, 2011), 17. 4 Raymond Williams, Towards 2000 (
London: ...

Culture And Media

Author: Rayson K. Alex
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861901
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Recent books that have explored the relationship between these two schools of
political criticism include Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin's Postcolonial
Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment, Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee's
Postcolonial Environments, Bonnie Roos and Alex Hunt's Postcolonial Green,
Elizabeth DeLoughrey and George B. Handley's Postcolonial Ecologies and Rob
Nixon's Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. These books have
brought ...

Saf Ve D Nceli Romanc

Author: Orhan Pamuk
ISBN: 9789750509407
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In these essays, based on the author's Charles Eliot Norton lectures from 2009 at Harvard University, Orhan Pamuk examines the relationship between author and reader, discusses the distinction between "naive" and "sentimental" writing, and ...

Bird On Fire

Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199912297
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4. This term is used by Ronald Bailey in Ecoscam: The False Prophets of
Ecological Apocalypse (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993). 5. Rob Nixon, Slow
Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard
University Press, 2011). 6. In making this very argument, Frederick Buell points
out that we are “living within a time when significant biospheric legacies that have
been part of human beings' practical, psychological, and spiritual lives since their
beginning as ...

Religion And Ecology

Author: Whitney A. Bauman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537107
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Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 2011. Noble, David. The Religion of Technology: The Divinity of
Man and the Spirit of Invention. New York: Penguin, 1999. Numbers, Ronald L.
Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion. Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 2010. O'Brien, Kevin. An Ethics of Biodiversity:
Christianity, Ecology, and Variety of Life. Washington, DC: Georgetown University
Press, 2010.

The Blue Sapphire Of The Mind

Author: Douglas E. Christie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986649
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Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Berkeley: University of
California, 2011. Novalis. Henry of Ofterdingen. Translated Petery Hilty. Long
Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 1990. Nygren, Anders. Agape and Eros. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 1982. Oates, David. Paradise Wild: Reimagining
American Nature. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2003. O'Connell,
Elizabeth R. “Transforming Monumental Landscapes in Late Antique Egypt:
Monastic Dwellings in ...


Author: Rebecca M. Herzig
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479840254
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See Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011), 2. Second, Gabrielle Hecht's
account of the geographical and colonial dimensions of “nuclearity,” and related
understandings of “security.” See Gabrielle Hecht, Being Nuclear: Africans and
the Global Uranium Trade (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012). Powerful social
movements are springing up to rectify this problem. I would note here the crucial
contributions of ...