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Faces of environmental racism : confronting issues of global justice

Author: Laura Westra; Bill E Lawson
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.
Series: Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This study exposes the magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Internationale Rechtsprechung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Faces of environmental racism.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001
(OCoLC)606607141
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Westra; Bill E Lawson
ISBN: 0742512487 9780742512481 0742512495 9780742512498
OCLC Number: 45888812
Description: xxvi, 266 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Decision making / Robert D. Bullard --
2. Environmental justice : a national priority / Clarice E. Gaylord and Elizabeth Bell --
3. Living for the city : urban United States and environmental justice / Bill E. Lawson --
4. Just garbage / Peter S. Wenz --
5. Black trash / Charles W. Mills --
6. Africville : environmental racism / Howard McCurdy --
7. The faces of environmental racism : Titusville, Alabama, and BFI / Laura Westra --
8. Consent, equity, and environmental justice : a Louisiana case study / Daniel C. Wigley and Kristin Shrader-Frechette --
9. Other faces : Latino and environmental justice / Robert Melchior Figueroa --
10. Multinational corporations, developed nations, and environmental racism : toxic waste, oil exploration, and eco-catastrophe / Segun Ghadegesin --
11. Somalia : environmental degradation and environment racism / Hussein M. Adam --
12. South Africa : environmental sustainability needs empowerment of women / R.J.A. Goodland.
Series Title: Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Westra and Bill E. Lawson.
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This wide-ranging collection of essays ... is vivid and rigorous. -- Bernard Boxill, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill A compelling collection ... [on] a global issue that demands our Read more...

 
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