Robert T. Perdue Ph.D

Dr. Perdue's interests include Environmental Sociology, Resource Extraction,Appalachian Communities, Economic Development Strategies, Environmental Crime and Justice

There are 4 included publications by Robert T. Perdue Ph.D:

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Addictive Economies and Coal Dependency: Methods of Extraction and Socioeconomic Outcomes in West Virginia, 1997-2009 2012 1016 Policy makers generally see resource extraction as a boon for local economies and citizens. Numerous studies, however, have shown negative socioeconomic outcomes in extractive com- munities, supporting the notion that resources can be more of a curse...
A Life Cycle Approach to Food Justice: The Case of Breastfeeding 2012 82028 The focus on food within environmental justice scholarship and activism has rapidly advanced as issues such as differential access to healthy food, the distribution of hunger and obesity, and the working con- ditions of agricultural workers have garn...
Protest Through Presence: Spatial Citizenship and Identity Formation in Contestations of Neoliberal Crises 2014 1022 We live in a contested, crisis-prone era, indicative of ongoing processes of neoliberalization. The most recent global financial and food crises have disproportionately impacted those already marginalized in society: people of colour and the working ...
Public Access: For Socially Relevant Knowledge Production and a Democratic Cybersphere 2013 291 No Abstract