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Tables of Contents for Urban Recycling and the Search for Sustainable Community Development
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Acknowledgments
ix
 
Urban Recycling: An Empirical Test of Sustainable Community Development Proposals
3
27
Sustainable Community Development
4
3
Recycling as a Case Study in Sustainable Community Development
7
2
The Rise of Recycling: ``Why Waste a Resource?''
9
13
Contemporary Recycling Practices
22
5
The Chicago Region as a Locale for Examining Recycling and Sustainable Community Development
27
3
The Challenge to Achieve Sustainable Community Development: A Theoretical Framework
30
20
The Treadmill of Production as a Modern Political-Economic Model
30
5
Conflict, Power, and Dialectics: A Political Economy Perspective
35
5
Allocating Scarcity: A Central Parameter
40
3
Political Consciousness in the Managed Scarcity Synthesis
43
1
The Treadmill of Production and Recycling: Overt and Covert Conflicts
43
4
Limitations of Our Analysis
47
3
Chicago's Municipally Based Recycling Program: Origins and Outcomes of a Corporate-Centered Approach
50
28
Who Is Riding the Tiger? The Alliance between the City of Chicago and Waste Management, Incorporated
50
4
Promises and Pitfalls of the Blue Bag Program
54
4
Early Problems with the Blue Bag: Miscalculating Start-up Costs and Recovery Rates
58
8
Occupational Safety Issues: Challenges and Responses
66
6
Reclaiming the MRRFs: Chicago's Attempt to Regain Control
72
2
Conclusion: The Blue Bag Program and the Three Es of Sustainable Community Development
74
4
Community-Based Recycling: The Struggles of a Social Movement
78
29
Community-Based Recycling Centers
78
1
The Model for Community-Based Recycling Centers: The Resource Center
78
5
Replicating the Resource Center: Uptown Recycling, Incorporated
83
7
Limitations of the Community-Based Model
90
4
Social Movement Struggles in a Global Marketplace: The Demise of Community-Based Recycling?
94
6
Moving toward the Three Es: Assessing the Achievements of the Community-Based Centers
100
4
Community-Based Sustainable Development Enterprises: ``Doing Good but Not Doing Well''
104
3
Industrial Recycling Zones and Parks: Creating Alternative Recycling Models
107
25
Environmental Movements and Industrial Ecology: The Logic of Recycling Parks and Recycling Zones
107
3
Promises in Maywood
110
8
Reviving West Garfield Park: The Bethel New Life Story
118
2
Resistance to Innovations: DuPage County and Gary, Indiana
120
4
Planning for Industrial Recycling Zones: Is Ecological Modernization in Our Future?
124
8
Social Linkage Programs: Recycling Practices in Evanston
132
24
Finding Alternatives: The Road to Locating the Three Es
132
1
Recycling Working as a Social Linkage: The Rise of the PIC Program in Evanston
132
10
Delinking the Evanston Program: The New ``Bottom Line'' Orientation to Local Recycling
142
7
Understanding the Dimensions of Variability in Recycling Programs
149
2
Searching for Sustainable Development: Do Technology and Scale Matter?
151
5
The Treadmill of Production: Toward a Political-Economic Grounding of Sustainable Community Development
156
20
Revisiting the Treadmill of Production
156
2
The Globalizing Treadmill
158
4
The State's Ambivalent Role in Managing the Treadmill
162
2
Grounding Sustainable Community Development in the Treadmill of Production
164
8
Conclusion: Relationships in the Treadmill
172
4
The Search for Sustainable Community Development: Final Notes and Thoughts
176
27
The Political Economy of Solid Waste Management
176
3
Critical Social Science: Power, Education, Community, and Politics
179
16
The Economic Geography of Waste: Generalizing beyond Chicago and beyond Recycling
195
4
Final Reflections
199
4
References
203
14
Index
217