By Walter Fitch
By Walter Fitch
By Bindi V. Shah
Laotian Daughters focuses on second-generation environmental justice activists in Richmond, California. Bindi Shah's pathbreaking ebook charts those younger women's efforts to enhance the degraded stipulations of their group and explores the methods their activism and political practices withstand the destructive stereotypes of race, category, and gender linked to their ethnic group.
Using ethnographic observations, interviews, concentration teams, and archival facts on their participation in Asian formative years Advocates—a adolescence management improvement project—Shah analyzes the kids' mobilization for social rights, cross-race family, and negotiations of gender and inter-generational kin. She additionally addresses problems with ethnic early life, and immigration and citizenship and the way those form nationwide identities.
Shah eventually reveals that citizenship as a social perform isn't just an grownup event, and that ethnicity is an ongoing strength within the political and social identities of second-generation Laotians.
By Gerard Cox
By Richard G. Lathrop
Think of the Highlands because the “backyard” and “backstop” of the Philadelphia–New York–Hartford metroplex. A yard that spans over 3 million acres throughout Pennsylvania, big apple, and Connecticut, the Highlands serves as leisure open house for the metroplex’s burgeoning human inhabitants. As backstop, Highlands’ watersheds offer a prepared resource of fine quality ingesting water for over fifteen million people.
The Highlands is the 1st ebook to envision the ordinary and cultural panorama of this four-state area, exhibiting how it’s special and why its conservation is essential. every one bankruptcy is written through a special best researcher and professional in that box, and introduces readers to a different point of the Highlands: its geological foundations, its aquifers and watersheds, its wooded area ecology, its previous iron industry.
In the 1800s, the Highlands have been mined, cutover, after which principally deserted. Given time, the forests regenerated, the land healed, and the waters cleared. more and more, besides the fact that, the Highlands are below attack again—polluted runoff contaminating lakes and streams, invasive species choking out the neighborhood wildlife, exurban sprawl blighting the agricultural panorama, and weather swap threatening the integrity of its ecosystems.
The Highlands makes a compelling case for land use making plans and source administration innovations which could support verify a sustainable destiny for the zone, innovations which may in flip be utilized to different landscapes threatened by means of urbanization around the nation. The Highlands are a worthy source. And now, so is The Highlands.
By John Raymaker,Ijaz Durrani
By Christiane Gagnon,Serge Gagnon
Pour réfléchir à ces questions, nous avons privilégié : des trajectoires plurielles, en provenance de los angeles France, des Caraïbes, de l'Australie, du Costa Rica, du Nunavut et du Québec, tantôt sous l'angle économique, social ou culturel, tantôt sous l'angle de l'écotouriste, de l'opérateur, du parc ou de l. a. communauté ou encore sous celui de l. a. forêt, de l. a. terre ou de l. a. mer.
By Jacob Rietsema,Dorothy Beveridge
By Neil Carter
By Karen I. Shragg
By Candace Savage