The Environmental Crusaders: Confronting Disaster, Mobilizing Community

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Contents

Maintaining a Democratic Society
xxxvii
Breaking the Bands of National Security Secrecy
23
Marching Along with Mothers and Children
59
Preserving the Farmland from Contamination
97
Protecting the Precious Natural Resources
133
The Courage of Ordinary People
163
Tracking the Environmental Crusaders
181
Notes
193
Index
211
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Page 212 - Culture in Action: Symbols and Strategies," American Sociological Review 51 (1986): 273-286.
Page xxiii - Information on direct threats to life or health caused by industry or chemical agents used in agriculture, or threats to the natural environment in Poland, should be eliminated from works on environmental protection.
Page xv - Moreover, they invert the process by which disasters normally do harm. They do not charge in from outside and batter like a gust of wind or a wall of water. They slink in without warning, do no immediate damage so far as one can tell, and then begin their deadly work from within — the very embodiment of stealth and treachery.

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