Tag: Environment and Climate Change Studies book reviews

Book Review: The Urban Gardens of Havana: Seeking Revolutionary Plants in Ideologized Spaces by Ola Plonska and Younes Saramifar

Rose Deller , November 8th, 2019


In The Urban Gardens of Havana: Seeking Revolutionary Plants in Ideologized Spaces, Ola Plonska and Younes Saramifar explore the poetics of gardening and narrate everyday life under the gaze of…


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Book Review: A Future History of Water by Andrea Ballestero

Rose Deller , November 6th, 2019


In A Future History of Water, Andrea Ballestero explores the conflict between water as a human right and water as an economic good through ethnographic fieldwork undertaken in Costa Rica…


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Book Review: Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi): Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism edited by Hermione Spriggs

Rose Deller , November 29th, 2018


In Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi): Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism, editor Hermione Spriggs brings together visual and verbal documentation of five art-anthropology exchange processes alongside furth…


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Book Review: Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump by Kathleen M. Millar

Rose Deller , July 2nd, 2018


In Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump, Kathleen M. Millar offers a new ethnographic study of Jardim Gramacho, the biggest waste dump in Latin America until its…


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Book Review: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

Rose Deller , June 21st, 2018


In Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India, authors Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey offer a compendious account of waste in India, exploring its implication in questions of economic…


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