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Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States (Urban and Industrial Environments) Paperback – February 27, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0262512329 ISBN-10: 0262512327
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"A clear-eyed and intensively researched analysis of the ways in which localism does or does not promote a more sustainable and just world. Analyses of localism have been generally split between romantic advocates and cynical critics, but very few researchers have stepped back and carried out the kind of careful and objective analysis of the claims and the critiques of localism that David Hess has done here. This book provides the most in-depth grappling of this issue to date. The case studies bring the book to life and will engage a wide variety of readers at a wide range of interest and understanding." --E. Melanie DuPuis, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

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David J. Hess is Professor of Sociology, Associate Director of the Institute for Energy and Environment, and Director of the Program on Environmental and Sustainability Studies at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry: Activism, Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalization (MIT Press, 2007) and Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States (MIT Press, 2009), and many other books.
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