Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 April 2016

206 Pages | 5 b/w line art; 9 b/w halftone

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190273583

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Concrete Jungles

Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Rivke Jaffe

Global and Comparative Ethnography

  • Argues that mainstream environmentalism reflects and reproduces class and race inequalities
  • Based on ten years of extensive comparative ethnographic research in the Carribean
  • An original combination of urban studies and environmental studies
  • Focuses on urban pollution, a much-overlooked environmental issue

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