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Document Type(s):Journal Article
Article/Chapter Title:Ganga and Gandagi: Interpretations of Pollution and Waste in Banaras
Journal Title:Ethology
Author(s):Alley, Kelly D
Religion(s):Hinduism
Date of Publication:1994
Volume:33
Issue:spring
Pages:127-45
Annotation:Defining waste as “a social construct or problem,” Alley examines various interpretations and “ideologies” of pollution and waste by differently situated Hindu residents of Benares in order to analyze the ways in which theories of purity and pollution influence public debates and governmental policies about the uses and condition of the Ganges.
   
 
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