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Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown / Javier Auyero and Débora Alejandra Swistun.

By: Auyero, Javier.
Contributor(s): Swistun, Débora Alejandra.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009Description: 188 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780195372939 (pbk. : alk. paper); 019537293X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780195372946 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0195372948 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Slums -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area | Poor -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires | Hazardous wastes -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires Metropolitan AreaDDC classification: 363.73842098212 AUY
Contents:
Villas del Riachuelo : Life amidst hazards, garbage, and poison -- The compound and the neighborhood -- Toxic wor(l)ds -- The (confused and mistaken) categories of the dominated -- Exposed waiting -- Collective disbelief in joint action -- The social production of toxic uncertainty -- Conclusions : ethnography and environmental suffering.
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363.73842098212 AUY 012088 (Browse shelf) Available 012088

Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-186) and index.

Villas del Riachuelo : Life amidst hazards, garbage, and poison -- The compound and the neighborhood -- Toxic wor(l)ds -- The (confused and mistaken) categories of the dominated -- Exposed waiting -- Collective disbelief in joint action -- The social production of toxic uncertainty -- Conclusions : ethnography and environmental suffering.

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