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Author Eriksen, Thomas Hylland.

Title Boomtown : runaway globalisation on the Queensland coast / Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Published [Place of publication not identified] : PLUTO PRESS, 2018
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Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Preface; Prologue: The High Point of Extractive Industrialism; Part I: Citius, Altius, Fortius; 1. A City No Longer in Waiting; 2. Australian Identity and its Double Binds; 3. Change in Their Bones; 4. The Boomtown Syndrome and the Treadmill Paradox; Part II: Clashing Scales; 5. Green Voices; 6. Dredging the Harbour; 7. Slow-Burning Overheating at the East End Mine; 8. The Demise of Targinnie; 9. Clashing Scales: Globalisation, as We Know It; Epilogue: a Boomtown in Decline
Appendix 1: Anna Hitchcock's Submission Regarding the Further Expansion of the State Development Area in Gladstone in 2014Appendix 2: Letter to Coordinator-General from Cheryl Watson; Bibliography; Index
Summary An anthropological study of a community 'marinated' in fossil fuels, fraught by ambivalence and conflict
Subject Globalization -- Australia -- Gladstone (Qld.)
Gladstone (Qld.) -- Economic conditions.
Gladstone (Qld.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786803062 (electronic bk.)
9781786803061 (electronic bk.)