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Environmental inequalities beyond borders : local perspectives on global injustices

Author: JoAnn Carmin; Julian Agyeman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: Urban and industrial environments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Case studies demonstrate the spatial disconnect between global consumption and production and its effects on local environmental quality and human rights.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Environmental inequalities beyond borders.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010038606
(OCoLC)664115063
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: JoAnn Carmin; Julian Agyeman
ISBN: 9780262295680 0262295687 1283119161 9781283119160
OCLC Number: 727952135
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 303 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Introduction: environmental injustice beyond borders / Julian Agyeman, JoAnn Carmin --
Spatial justice and climate change: multiscale impacts and local development in Durban, South Africa / Isabelle Anguelovski, Debra Roberts --
Learning from the quest for environmental justice in the Niger River Delta / Max Stephenson Jr., Lisa A. Schweitzer --
Foreign investment and environmental justice in an island economy: mining, bottled water, and corporate social responsibility in Fiji / Saleem H. Ali, Mary A. Ackley --
Global civil society and the distribution of environmental goods: funding for environmental NGOs in Ecuador / Tammy L. Lewis --
Environmental justice, values, and biological diversity: the San and the Hoodia benefit-sharing agreement / Saskia Vermeylen, Gordon Walker --
Global environmental governance and pathways for the achievement of environmental justice / Beth Schaefer Caniglia --
Governing and contesting China's Oil operations in the global south / Patricia Widener --
Resisting environmental injustice through sustainable agriculture: examples from Latin America and their implications for U.S. food politics / Alison Hope Alkon --
Going beyond the state to strengthen the rule of law: local activists, transnational networks, and gold mining in Bulgaria / Barbara Hicks --
Politics by other greens: the importance of transnational environmental justice movement networks / David Naguib Pellow --
Reflections on environmental inequality beyond borders / JoAnn Carmin, Julian Agyeman.
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments.
Responsibility: edited by JoAnn Carmin and Julian Agyeman.

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