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Environmental justice : a reference handbook

Author
Newton, David E.
Title
Environmental justice : a reference handbook / David E. Newton.
Format
Book
HathiTrust Emergency Access
Edition
2nd ed.
Published
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2009.
Description
xix, 308 p. ; 24 cm.
Uniform series
Contemporary world issues.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Background and history: Warren Country, North Carolina: September 15, 1982
  • Environmental Inequities, environmental racism, and environmental justice
  • Examples of environmental inequalities
  • Environmental Justice: environmentalism and civil rights
  • Environmental justice comes of age
  • Environmental justice as a social movement
  • 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions: Do environmental inequities actually exist?
  • Progress and environmental degradation
  • NIMBY, PIBBY, AND LULUs
  • The effects of environmental regulations
  • Environmental inequities: by chance or by choice?
  • Legal questions of "intent" in environmental inequities
  • Responding to environmental inequities
  • The current status of the environmental justice movement in the United States The federal government has not been a strong advocate for environmental justice
  • Complaints filed with the EPA have not been in effective means of dealing with environmental inequities
  • Environmental justice advocates have largely failed to obtain redress for inequities through the Judicial System
  • The U.S. Congress has failed to take action on basic environmental justice legislation
  • Environmental justice activists have learned to use a combination of tools for achieving their goals
  • 3. Worldwide perspectives: Environmental inequities worldwide
  • A background for the transboundary dumping of hazardous waste
  • Environmental justice and climate change
  • Environmental justice and sustainable development
  • 4. Chronology
  • 5. Biographical sketches: Dana Ann Alston
  • Bunyan Bryant
  • Robert Bullard
  • Dollie Burwell
  • César Chávez
  • Torri Estrada
  • Margie Eugene-Richard
  • Jay Feldman
  • Deeohn Ferris
  • LaDonna Harris
  • Hazel Johnson
  • Pamela Tau Lee
  • Graciela Martinez
  • Norris McDonald
  • Paul Mohai
  • Richard Moore
  • Na t́aki Osborne
  • Swati Prakash
  • Patricia E. Salkin
  • Peggy Shepard
  • Gail Small
  • Damu Smith
  • Beverly Wright
  • 6. Data and documents
  • 7. Directory of organizations: Governmental organizations
  • Nongovernmental organizations.
Subject headings
Distributive justice.
Environmental justice--Social aspects.
Civil rights.
ISBN
9781598842234 (hard copy : alk. paper)
1598842234 (hard copy : alk. paper)
9781598842241 (ebook)
1598842242 (ebook)

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Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
JC578 .N485 2009
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Columbus - University Library of Columbus
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Kokomo Library
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South Bend - Schurz Library
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