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  • Mah, A. (forthcoming) Foreword to Toxic Heritage: Legacies, Futures, and Environmental Injustice, Eds. E. Kryder-Reid and S. May, Key Issues in Cultural Heritage Series, Routledge.
  • Mah, A. (forthcoming) “Multiscalar Industrial Ruination and Just Transformations.” In Routledge International Handbook on Deindustrialization Studies, Eds. T. Strangleman, et al. Routledge.
  • Mah, A. (2020) 'Toxic Legacies and Environmental Justice,' in Environmental Justice: Key ConceptsLink opens in a new window, ed. B. Coolsaet. New York and London: Routledge.
  • Mah, A. (2017) 'Ruination and Post-industrial Urban Decline,' in The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century CityLink opens in a new window, eds. R. Burdett and S. Hall, Sage. pp. 201-212.
  • Mah, A. (2017) ‘Industrial Ruination and Shared Experiences: A Brief Encounter with Stoke-on-Trent.’ Topographies of the Obsolete: Ashmolean Papers, Eds. N. Brownsword and A. Mydland. Topographies of the Obsolete Publications, 50-57.
  • Mah, A. and M. Carpenter. 2016. “Community.” In The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd edition. ed. George Ritzer. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Mah, A. (2015) 'Dangerous Cargo and Uneven Toxic Risks: Petrochemicals in the Port of New Orleans,' in Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age, eds. T. Birtchnell, S. Savitzky, and J. Urry, New York and London: Routledge, pp. 149-162.
  • Mah, A. (2015) 'Reconstructing Port City Identities: Waterfront Development in Liverpool, Marseille and New Orleans,' (German) in Zeitgeschichte in HamburgLink opens in a new window. Ed. C. Strupp, University of Hamburg. pp. 38-70.
  • Mah, A. (2008) ‘Ivanovo: In and Amongst the Ruins,’ in The Role of Culture in the Economic Development of Old Industrial Regions. Eds. P. Benneworth and G.-J. Hospers, LIT Verlag, pp. 185-203.


  • Mah, A. (2019) “A Layover Stop In the Great African American Migration: Identity, Ruination, and Memory.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. Symposium on Karida L. Brown’s Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia. 42:13, 2326-2332.
  • Mah, A. (2014) “The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor- Chris Rhomberg.” Work, Employment, and Society. 28(5): 843-4.
  • Mah, A. (2014) “Housing the New Russia- Jane R. Zavisca. Contemporary Sociology 43(3): 434-435.
  • Crow, G. and A. Mah (2012) “Conceptualisations and Meanings of “Community”: The Theory and Operationalization of a Contested Concept.” AHRC-funded Connected Communities Report, University of Southampton.
  • Mah, A. (2012) “Rural People and Communities in the 21st Century: Resilience and Transformation- David L. Brown and Kai A. Shafft; Youth, Multiculturalism and Community Cohesion- Paul Thomas.” Sociological Review 60(1): 175-178.
  • Mah, A. and G. Grow. (2011) “Researching Community in the 21st Century: An Annotated Bibliography.” AHRC-funded Connected Communities Report, University of Southampton.

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