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A Refutation of Mike Davis' Book about Los Angeles: "The Ecology of Fear"
This is a revision of an essay. The essay is a refutation of Mike Davis' The Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster. It discusses how Mike Davis' book is wrong and narrow-minded in his thoughts on Los Angeles, stating that every ...
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Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American)


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This is a revision of an essay. The essay is a refutation of Mike Davis' The Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster. It discusses how Mike Davis' book is wrong and narrow-minded in his thoughts on Los Angeles, stating that every city is ill-equipped to deal with the growing needs of it's environment and populace, but L.A. is doing it's best.

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The Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster A Review Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster No major American city has a more uncertain future, both aesthetically and environmentally- than Los Angeles. An initial visit to Los Angeles might give off a certain "moon-base" feel, a sense that its inhabitants are living in a massive, well-provisioned bubble resting uncomfortably on a stunning but generally inhospitable landscape. It's almost perfect inside the bubble, which is really a pleasure dome: glorious day after glorious day; striking mountains running into beautiful beaches; every possible

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