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Hardcover Kicking Off the Bootstraps: Environment, Development, and Community Power in Puerto Rico Book

ISBN: 0816515905

ISBN13: 9780816515905

Kicking Off the Bootstraps: Environment, Development, and Community Power in Puerto Rico

(Part of the Society, Environment, and Place Series)

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While small communities in Third World countries usually seem at the mercy of central governments and foreign capitalists, local activists can help exploited peoples correct environmental abuses and social injustices and seize control of their own destinies. Kicking Off the Bootstraps is a powerful case history of such an effort. It describes a grassroots activist movement that emerged in the Puerto Rican community of Salinas to counter the poverty...

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