The Resource EcoPopulism : toxic waste and the movement for environmental justice, Andrew Szasz

EcoPopulism : toxic waste and the movement for environmental justice, Andrew Szasz

Label
EcoPopulism : toxic waste and the movement for environmental justice
Title
EcoPopulism
Title remainder
toxic waste and the movement for environmental justice
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Szasz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book reconstructs the growth of a powerful movement around the question of toxic waste, following the issue as it moves from the world of "official" policymaking in Washington, onto the nation's television screens and into popular consciousness, and then into America's neighborhoods, spurring the formation of thousands of local, community-based groups. Szasz shows how, in less than a decade, a rich infrastructure of more permanent social organizations emerged from this movement, expanding its focus to include issues like municipal waste, military toxics, and pesticides. In its s
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
363.7
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
GE170
LC item number
.S97 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Social movements, protest, and contention
Series volume
v. 1
Label
EcoPopulism : toxic waste and the movement for environmental justice, Andrew Szasz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Environmental Crisis and the Search for a Politics That Works; Part I. Policy; Icon; Social Movement: Hazardous Waste in Three Arenas of Political Action; 2. Routine Regulatory Failure: The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976; 3. "Toxic Waste" as Icon: A New Mass Issue Is Born; 4. The Toxics Movement: From NIMBYism to Radical Environmental Populism; Part II. Reactions; 5. Could Opposition Be Neutralized? Discourses and Policies of Disempowerment; 6. Hazardous Waste Regulation Progresses against the Conservative Tide; Part III. Results
Control code
ocn614485311
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816684779
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttbpgth
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22913257
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)614485311
  • pebcs0816684774

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