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The Resource Advocacy after Bhopal : environmentalism, disaster, new global orders, Kim Fortun, (electronic resource)

Advocacy after Bhopal : environmentalism, disaster, new global orders, Kim Fortun, (electronic resource)

Label
Advocacy after Bhopal : environmentalism, disaster, new global orders
Title
Advocacy after Bhopal
Title remainder
environmentalism, disaster, new global orders
Statement of responsibility
Kim Fortun
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1984 explosion of the Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India was undisputedly one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Some have argued that the resulting litigation provided an "innovative model" for dealing with the global distribution of technological risk; others consider the disaster a turning point in environmental legislation; still others argue that Bhopal is what globalization looks like on the ground. Kim Fortun explores these claims by focusing on the dynamics and paradoxes of advocacy in competing power domains. She moves from hospitals in India to meeting
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Fortun, Kim
Dewey number
363.7/058/0954
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Disaster victims
  • Environmental policy
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Bhopal Union Carbide Plant Disaster, Bhopal, India, 1984
  • Disaster relief
  • Human ecology
Label
Advocacy after Bhopal : environmentalism, disaster, new global orders, Kim Fortun, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-401) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Plaintive response -- Happening here -- Union Carbide, having a hand in things -- Working perspectives -- States of India -- Situational particularities -- Opposing India -- Women's movements -- Anarchism and its discontents -- Communities concerned about corporations -- Green consulting
Control code
ocn648760697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 413 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226257181
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648760697
Label
Advocacy after Bhopal : environmentalism, disaster, new global orders, Kim Fortun, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-401) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Plaintive response -- Happening here -- Union Carbide, having a hand in things -- Working perspectives -- States of India -- Situational particularities -- Opposing India -- Women's movements -- Anarchism and its discontents -- Communities concerned about corporations -- Green consulting
Control code
ocn648760697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 413 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226257181
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648760697

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