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Everyday Exposure
Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada's Chemical Valley

Wiebe, Sarah Marie
Publisher:  UBC Press, Canada
Year Published:  2016  
Pages:  260pp   ISBN:  978-0-7748-3264-9
Library of Congress Number:  GE240.C3W53 2016   Dewey:  304.2089'973330711327
Resource Type:  Book

Surrounded by Canada's densest concentration of chemical manufacturing plants, members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation have expressed concern about a declining male birth rate and high incidences of miscarriage, asthma, cancer, and cardiovascular illness. Everyday Exposure uncovers the systemic injustices they face as they fight for environmental justice.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: A Canadian Tragedy / James Tully
Preface
Photo Essay #1: Atmosphere
1 Skeletons in the Closet: Citizen Wounding and the Biopolitics of Injustice
2 Sensing Policy: An Affective Framework of Analysis
3 State Nerves: The Many Layers of Indigenous Environmental Justice
Photo Essay #2: Life
4 Home Is Where the Heart Is: Lived Experience in Aamjiwnaang
5 Digesting Space: The Geopolitics of Everyday Life
6 Seeking Reproductive Justice: Situated Bodies of Knowledge
7 Shelter-in-Place? Immune No More and Idle No More
Photo Essay #3: Resurgence
Appendices
Notes; References; Index

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