The Treadmill of Destruction: National Sacrifice Areas and Native Americans

@article{Hooks2004TheTO,
  title={The Treadmill of Destruction: National Sacrifice Areas and Native Americans},
  author={Gregory Hooks and Chad Lee Smith},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={69},
  pages={558 - 575}
}
When examining environmental justice and injustice, surprisingly few studies have examined the experiences of Native Americans. In filling this gap, we criticize and build on environmental and political sociology. We make the case and provide evidence that the U.S. military pursues a pattern of environmental “bads” that cannot be reduced to capitalism and that coercive state policies can mold the spatial distribution of people relative to environmental dangers. Our contribution, then, is both… 

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