Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor

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Explores the representational challenges posed by environmental catastrophes that unfold incrementally, in a less spectacular, less visible way than dramatic events. Nixon presents examples of writers doing the conceptual work of making "slow violence" such as climate change more visible.

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013.

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07/31/2017

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Nixon, Rob, “Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed June 20, 2018, http://enlightenmentlegacies.org/items/show/45.