Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rios Garbage Dump
ISBN 10 : 9780822372073
ISBN 13 : 082237207X
In Reclaiming the Discarded Kathleen M. Millar offers an evocative ethnography of Jardim Gramacho, a sprawling garbage dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, where roughly two th..
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..
ISBN 10 : 9780520966710
ISBN 13 : 0520966716
Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation weaves engaging first-person accounts of the lives of baby boomer drug users, including author Miriam Boeri’s first-hand knowledge as ..
ISBN 10 : 9781479832354
ISBN 13 : 1479832359
A groundbreaking look at the lives of transgender children and their families Some “boys” will only wear dresses; some “girls” refuse to wear dresses; in both cases, as Ann..
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..
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..
ISBN 10 : 9780226280998
ISBN 13 : 0226280993
In 1996, against the backdrop of Alberto Fujimori’s increasingly corrupt national politics, an older woman in Lima, Peru—part of a group of women street sweepers protesting the..