O-brien, Martin Anthony (2011) A Crisis of Waste? Understanding the Rubbish Society. Routledge Advances in Sociology . Routledge, Abingdon. ISBN 978-0-415-96098-4
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This book takes a measured look at the 'crisis of waste' in modern society and it does so historically, sociologically and critically. It tells stories about past and present ‘crises’ of waste and puts them in their appropriate social and industrial contexts. From Charles Dickens to Don DeLillo, from the internal combustion engine to fish fingers, from kitchen grease to the Tour de France this book digs deep into society’s dust piles and emerges with untold treasures of the imagination.
|Subjects:||Historical & philosophical studies > Social history|
|Schools:||Faculty of Business, Law & Applied Social Studies > Lancashire Law School|
|Deposited By:||David Howard|
|Deposited On:||19 Mar 2013 17:51|
|Last Modified:||17 May 2016 12:38|
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