Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America

De (autor) , David Helvarg
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This volume presents an overview of the pressing nature of environmental degradation issues and the scope of the problems, and seeks to focus our attention on environmental destruction in Latin America by examining several types of environmental crises in Latin American countries.
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ISBN-13: 9780415929806
ISBN-10: 0415929806
Pagini: 285
Dimensiuni: 161 x 227 x 19 mm
Greutate: 0.49 kg
Ediția: 1
Editura: Routledge


Preface and Acknowledgements
1. The Scene, Its Problems and Roots
2. Pollution Havens on the U.S./Mexico Border? NAFTA, Free Trade, and the Environment
3. Green Revolutions, Deforestation, and New Ideas
4. Hazards of an Urban Continent
5. Bio-splendor, Devastation and Competing Visions in the Amazon
6. Indigenous Peoples, Development Megaprojects, and Internet Resistance, With Leo B. Gorman
7. Building a Global Civil Society: Living What We Know

Notă biografică

J. Timmons Roberts is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Mellon Program in Environmental Science and Policy at the College of William and Mary. He is author of Chronicles from the Environmental Justice Frontline, and From Modernization to Globalization.
Nikki Demetria Thanos works in MDexico as a Popular Educator and Political Analyst for Witness For Peace, a US-based non-profit organization. She studied environmental policy and Latin American studies at Tulane University, and has conducted research in Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, MDexico and the Andes.