Week 10: Environmental Justice; Plastics in NYC

What’s due:  Annotated Bibliography

Participatory challenge:  Identify and photograph a neighborhood in NYC impacted by industrial facilities, evidence of plastic pollution, or another visual closely related  to this week’s assigned readings.

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Pellow, David Naguib. “Ch.4: The Global Village Dump,” in Resisting Global Toxics: Transnational Movements for Environmental Justice. MIT Press, 2007. 73-96. e-reserves

MacBride, Samantha. “Ch. 5: Extended  Plastics Responsibility” in Recycling Reconsidered: the Present Failure and Future Promise of Environmental Action in the United States. MIT Press 2012. 174-215 Zotero

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Liboiron, Max. “Defunct Models of Pollution: Starring Oceanic Plastics and Body Burdens” Discard Studies http://discardstudies.wordpress.com/2011/03/05/defunct-models-of-pollution-starring-oceanic-plastics-and-body-burdens/
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