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Toxic struggles : the theory and practice of environmental justice

Author: Richard Hofrichter
Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©2002.
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The environmental justice movement is a kind of socio-environmentalism which reacts when corporate or government business negatively and simultaneously impacts on marginalized human groups and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hofrichter
ISBN: 0874807379 9780874807370
OCLC Number: 50925778
Notes: Previously published: Philadelphia : New Society Publishers, 1993.
Description: xi, 260 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Capitalism and the crisis of environmentalism / Daniel Faber and James O'Connor --
Anatomy of environmental racism / Robert D. Bullard --
Building a new vision : feminist, green socialism / Mary Mellor --
The promise of environmental democracy / John O'Connor --
Creating a culture of destruction : gender, militarism, and the environment / Joni Seager --
Environmental consequences of urban growth and blight / Cynthia Hamilton --
Feminism and ecology / Ynestra King --
Cultural activism and environmental justice / Richard Hofrichter --
A society based on conquest cannot be sustained : native peoples and the environmental crisis / Winona LaDuke --
Blue-collar women and toxic-waste protests : the process of politicization / Celene Krauss --
Acknowledging the past, confronting the present : environmental justice in the 1990s / Richard Moore and Louis Head --
Building on our past, planning for our future : communities of color and the quest for environmental justice / Vernice D. Miller --
Unequal protection : the racial divide in environmental law / Marianne Lavelle and Marcia A. Coyle --
Ecofeminism and grass-roots environmentalism in the United States / Barbara Epstein --
The effects of occupational injury, illness, and disease on the health status of black Americans ; a review / Beverly Hendrix Wright and Robert D. Bullard --
Farm workers at risk / Cesar Chavez --
Work : the most dangerous environment / Charles Noble --
Labor's environmental agenda in the new corporate climate / Eric Mann --
Corporate plundering of third-world resources / Robert Weissman --
Global economic counterrevolution : the dynamics of impoverishment and marginalization / Walden Bello --
Trading away the environment : free-trade agreements and environmental degradation / Mark Ritchie --
Economics and environmental justice : rethinking North-South relations / Martin Khor Kok Peng --
Solidarity with the third world : building an international environmental-justice movement / Chris Kiefer and Medea Benjamin.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Hofrichter ; foreword by Michel Gelobter.

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