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Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump



Household Recycling And Consumption Work

Pub Date : 2016-04-29 | Author : Kathryn Wheeler | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137440440
ISBN 13 : 1137440449

Consumers are not usually incorporated into the sociological concept of 'division of labour', but using the case of household recycling, this book shows why this foundational conce..


Reclaiming The Discarded

Pub Date : 2018 | Author : Kathleen M. Millar | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0822370506
ISBN 13 : 9780822370505

In Reclaiming the Discarded Kathleen Millar offers a comprehensive ethnography of Jardim Gramacho, a sprawling garbage dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where self-e..


Twins Talk

Pub Date : 2015-01-01 | Author : Dona Lee Davis | Publisher : Ohio University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780821444993
ISBN 13 : 0821444999

Twins Talk is an ethnographic study of identical twins in the United States, a study unique in that it considers what twins have to say about themselves, instead of what researcher..


Economies Of Recycling

Pub Date : 2012-08-09 | Author : Catherine Alexander | Publisher : Zed Books Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781780321974
ISBN 13 : 178032197X

For some, recycling is a big business; for others a moralised way of engaging with the world. But, for many, this is a dangerous way of earning a living. With scrap now being the l..


Organic Waste Recycling

Pub Date : 2007-01-01 | Author : Chongrak Polprasert | Publisher : IWA Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781843391210
ISBN 13 : 184339121X

This book covers the principles and practices of technologies for the control of pollution originating from organic wastes (e.g. human faeces and urine, wastewater, solid wastes, a..


The Conquest Of Bread

Pub Date : 2013-04-10 | Author : Peter Kropotkin | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486311180
ISBN 13 : 048631118X

Written by a Russian prince who renounced his title, this work promotes an anarchist market economy — a system of autonomous cooperative collectives. A century after its initial ..


Favela

Pub Date : 2010-06-10 | Author : Janice Perlman | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199709557
ISBN 13 : 0199709556

Janice Perlman wrote the first in-depth account of life in the favelas, a book hailed as one of the most important works in global urban studies in the last 30 years. Now, in Favel..


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