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Killing Me Softly: Toxic Waste, Corporate Profit, and the Struggle for Environmental Justice

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The political economy of toxic waste was summed up by Lawrence Summersthen chief economist at the World Bank, later U.S. Treasury Secretaryin his notorious claim that poor people live in environments that are, from an economic point of view, not sufficiently polluted. The toxic waste industry came to prominence in the United States after 1945. In its ceaseless search for profit, it now r... More
Book Information
PublisherMonthly Review Press
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages176
ISBN-101583670831
ISBN-13978-1583670835
Publication Date09/01/2002
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About Eddie J. Girdner (Author) : Eddie J. Girdner is a published author. A published credit of Eddie J. Girdner is Killing Me Softly: Toxic Waste, Corporate Profit, and the Struggle for Environmental Justice.
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About Jack Smith (Author) : Jack Smith is a published author. A published credit of Jack Smith is Killing Me Softly: Toxic Waste, Corporate Profit, and the Struggle for Environmental Justice.
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