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Environmental inequalities : class, race, and industrial pollution in Gary, Indiana, 1945-1980

Author: Andrew Hurley
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By examining environmental change through the lens of conflicting social agendas, Andrew Hurley uncovers the historical roots of environmental inequality in contemporary urban America. Hurley's study  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hurley, Andrew, 1961-
Environmental inequalities.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(DLC) 94017932
(OCoLC)30436478
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hurley
ISBN: 9780807898789 0807898783 9781469604800 1469604809
OCLC Number: 593295721
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 246 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Class, Race, and the Shaping of the Urban Landscape --
The Perils o Pollution in the Steel City, 1945-1950 --
Opposition to Blind Progress: Middle-Class Environmentalism --
Tired of Working in Pollution and Having It Follow Us Home: Working-Class Environmentalism --
Rats, Roaches, and Smoke: African American Environmentalism --
The Rise and Fall of an Environmental Coalition --
The Social Geography of Pollution and the Politics of Sand.
Responsibility: Andrew Hurley.

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