Silicon Valley of Dreams Environmental Injustice, Immigrant Workers, and the High-Tech Global Economy

ISBN-10: 0814767109

ISBN-13: 9780814767108

Edition: 2002

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This book examines the high-tech region of Silicon Valley and its environmental racism within the context of immigrant patterns, labour markets and the historical patterns of colonialism.
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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 303
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

David Naguib Pellow is Don A. Martindale Endowed Chair in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Among his books are the award-winning Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago (MIT Press, 2002) and Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement (coedited with Robert Brulle; MIT Press, 2005.)

John DeLamater is Conway-Bascom Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, co-author of Understanding Human Sexuality, 11th Edition .Lisa Sun-Hee Park is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of Consuming Citizenship: Children of Asian Immigrant Entrepreneurs and the co-author, with David Pellow, of The Slums of Aspen: Immigrants vs. the Environment in America's Eden and Silicon Valley of Dreams: Immigrant Labor, Environmental Injustice, and the High Tech Global Economy , also available from NYU Press.

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The Valley of the Heart's Delight: Santa Clara County's Agricultural Period, 1870-1970
The Emergence of Silicon Valley: High-Tech Development and Ecocide, 1950-2001
The Political Economy of Work and Health in Silicon Valley
The Core: Work and the Struggle to Make a Living without Dying
The Periphery: Expendable People, Dangerous Work
Beyond Silicon Valley: The Social and Environmental Costs of the Global Microelectronics Industry
Toward Environmental and Social Justice in Silicon Valley, USA, and Beyond
The Broader Picture: Natural Resources, Globalization, and Increasing Inequality
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