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Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

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Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Maria Jose Zapata and Michael Hall


This book offers a critical perspective on the issue of organising waste in cities, which is often positioned in terms of relatively narrow engineering, economic and physical science approaches. It emphasises the ways in which the notion of waste, and the narratives and discourses associated with it, have been socially constructed with corresponding implications for waste governance and local waste handling practices. The book takes a broad and international approach to the ways in which the issue of waste is framed, and ... Read more

 

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