"...this superb book does more than represent the voices of those maimed or bereaved; it suggests that "the social costs of industrial progress have never really been calculated for the poor"...It is all too easy - albeit foolish, in an age post-Robert Maxwell and other perpetrators of financial fraud - to assume that corporate crime is somehow physically harmless and that the mugging and/or assault is "only" metaphorical. This study demonstrates vividly that corporate lack of responsibility is anything but...Surviving Bhopal has two major strengths: its recognition of the complicity between global corporations and local elites, and the dangerous consequences of neoliberal exhortations to industrial growth in contexts without adequate, let alone rigorous, safety regulations." - Mary Evans, Times Higher Education
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SUROOPA MUKHERJEE is a Reader in the Department of English at Hindu College, University of Delhi, India.