This ERC funded, 5 year research project offers the first systematic sociological analysis of the global petrochemical industry in relation to corporate social responsibility and environmental justice.
Examining different claims about the health impacts of toxic pollution, this is a highly topical, interdisciplinary project.
Our ninth issue focuses on pollution with Thom Davies reflecting on his recent ethnographic research in the rural community of Freetown in St James Parish in Louisiana. Erik Kojola highlighting the importance of emotions and identities in conflicts over environmental risks. Thomas Verbeek draws attention to the environmental impacts of our transportation infrastructure, particularly air and noise pollution. And our first translation with Gwen Ottinger’s Lessons in Infrastructuring(first published in May 2017) translated into Chinese.