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  • Total Liberationby David Naguib Pellow

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF?s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group?s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad... more...

  • Challenging the Chipby David Pellow; David Sonnenfeld; Ted Smith

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95

    From Silicon Valley in California to Silicon Glen in Scotland, from Silicon Island in Taiwan to Silicon Paddy in China, the social, economic, and ecological effects of the international electronics industry are widespread. The production of electronic and computer components contaminates air, land, and water around the globe. As this eye-opening book... more...

  • The Slums of Aspenby Lisa Sun-Hee Park; David Naguib Pellow

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 59.00

    Environmentalism usually calls to mind images of peace and serenity, a oneness with nature, and a shared sense of responsibility. But one town in Colorado, under the guise of environmental protection, passed a resolution limiting immigration, bolstering the privilege of the wealthy and scapegoating Latin American newcomers for the area's current... more...

  • The Silicon Valley of Dreamsby David Naguib Pellow; Lisa Sun-Hee Park

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 89.00

    Next to the nuclear industry, the largest producer of contaminants in the air, land, and water is the electronics industry. Silicon Valley hosts the highest density of Superfund sites anywhere in the nation and leads the country in the number of temporary workers per capita and in workforce gender inequities. Silicon Valley offers a sobering illustration... more...

  • Urban Recycling and the Search for Sustainable Community Developmentby Adam S. Weinberg; David N. Pellow; Allan Schnaiberg

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 82.50

    More Americans recycle than vote. And most do so to improve their communities and the environment. But do recycling programs advance social, economic, and environmental goals? To answer this, three sociologists with expertise in urban and environmental planning have conducted the first major study of urban recycling. They compare four types of programs... more...

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