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  • Winning the Needed Changeby I. Pichardo Pagaza; D. Argyriades

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 104.00

    Presents the outcome of long deliberations and systematic exchanges among the several members of a truly global team. This title shows a diversity of viewpoints and makes no claim to finality. It represents an effort to carry the debate, which started with the establishment of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). more...

  • Global Citizenship and Environmental Justiceby Tony Shallcross; John Robinson

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 58.80

    This book focuses on the concepts of environmental justice and global citizenship from a number of different disciplinary perspectives with the intention of promoting at the very least some interdisciplinary understandings.Initially presented as papers at an interdisciplinary conference on the themes of environmental justice and global citizenship... more...

  • Echoes from the Poisoned Wellby Sylvia Hood Washington; Heather Goodall; Paul Rosier; Martin Melosi; Jeffrey Stine

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 49.99

    This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography because it recounts these struggles by integrating the actual voices and memories of communities who grappled with environmental inequalities. more...

  • Rethinking Environmental Justice in Sustainable Citiesby Heather E. Campbell; Yushim Kim; Adam M. Eckerd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As the study of environmental policy and justice becomes increasingly significant in today?s global climate, standard statistical approaches to gathering data have become less helpful at generating new insights and possibilities. None of the conventional frameworks easily allow for the empirical modeling of the interactions of all the actors involved,... more...

  • Polluted Promisesby Melissa Checker

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 27.00

    Association for Humanist Sociology 2007 Book Award co-winner Julian Steward Award 2006 Runner-Up! Over the past two decades, environmental racism has become the rallying cry for many communities as they discover the contaminations of toxic chemicals and industrial waste in their own backyards. Living next door to factories and industrial sites... more...

  • Environmental Justice in Americaby Edwardo Lao Rhodes

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 17.55

    Edwardo Lao Rhodes examines the issue of environmental justice as a public policy concern and suggests the use of a new methodology in its evaluation. Rather than argue the merits of growth versus environmental protection, he makes the case that race and class were not major concerns of environmental... more...

  • Environmental Justiceby Kristin Shrader-Frechette

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    Observing that environmental activists often value environmental concerns over basic human rights, the author points out the importance of recognizing that minority groups and the poor in general are frequently the biggest victims of environmental degradation, a phenomenon that the environmental movement has failed adequately to address. more...

  • Our Way or the Highwayby Mary Losure

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city?s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...

  • Equity and the Environmentby William R Freudenburg; Robert Wilkinson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 104.99

    This volume brings together the leading research on equity and the environment more...

  • The Environmental Movementby Liz Sonneborn

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Introduces readers to the movement, which arose in the United States in the late 1800s in response to the nation's dwindling forests and the pollution caused by a greater number of factories. This useful book also details how environmentalism has become a global effort, led by organizations such as Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund. more...