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Environmental justice : a reference handbook

Author: David E Newton
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1996.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
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Poor people, minorities, and citizens of developing nations bear the brunt of environmental hazards such as toxic waste dumps and air pollution. What should be done to change this inequitable situation lies at the heart of the movement for environmental justice. This comprehensive, up-to-date handbook explains this important movement, along with the concurrent issues and controversies. It provides a detailed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newton, David E.
Environmental justice.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1996
(DLC) 96026539
(OCoLC)34974467
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E Newton
ISBN: 0585020671 9780585020679
OCLC Number: 42854171
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 271 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: David E. Newton.

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Poor people, minorities, and citizens of developing nations bear the brunt of environmental hazards such as toxic waste dumps and air pollution. What should be done to change this inequitable situation lies at the heart of the movement for environmental justice. This comprehensive, up-to-date handbook explains this important movement, along with the concurrent issues and controversies. It provides a detailed chronology of key events in the development of the movement, including events associated with both the civil rights and environmental movements; biographical sketches of activists, legislators, scholars and others associated with the movement; legislation, court cases, and policy statements and recommendations; a directory of organizations; lists of print and nonprint resources; a glossary; and an index.

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