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Confronting the Politics of Inequality in the Social Construction of Disasters: the case of mining waste dams (in English, Portuguese, and Spanish)

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Esteban Castro

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Abstract

This is a Policy Brief of the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Research Network (http://waterlat.org/policy-briefs/).It discusses the mining disasters of Mariana (2015) and Brumadinho (2019) in Brazil as examples of the production and reproduction of unacceptable socio-ecological inequalities and includes policy recommendations oriented at the protection of human lives and the compensation of damages to affected local communities.


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Author(s): Portella S, Castro JE

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: WATERLAT-GOBACIT Research Network Policy Briefs

Type: Policy Brief

Year: 2019

Online publication date: 09/04/2019

Acceptance date: 01/04/2019

Report Number: 2

Institution: WATERLAT-GOBACIT Research Network

Place Published: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Newcastle upon Tyne

URL: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.267672

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.267672.

Contents: English version: "Confronting the Politics of Inequality in the Social Construction of Disasters: the case of mining waste dams". Available at: https://sandbox.zenodo.org/record/267673 Portuguese version: "Confrontando a Política da Desigualdade na Construção Social dos Desastres: o caso das barragens de rejeitos de mineração". Available at: https://sandbox.zenodo.org/record/267677. Spanish version: "Confrontando la Política de la Desigualdad en la Construcción Social de los Desastres: el caso de las represas de desechos de la minería". Available at: https://sandbox.zenodo.org/record/267675


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