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  • Toxic Communitiesby Dorceta Taylor

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    From St. Louis to New Orleans, from Baltimore to Oklahoma City, there are poor and minority neighborhoods so beset by pollution that just living in them can be hazardous to your health. Due to entrenched segregation, zoning ordinances that privilege wealthier communities, or because businesses have found the ‘paths of least resistance,’ there... more...

  • 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...

  • Wearing Smaller Shoesby Chip Haynes

    New Society Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95

    Shrink your eco-footprint--low-impact living for less. 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...

  • Defining Environmental Justiceby David Schlosberg

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 38.99

    The basic task of this book is to explore what, exactly, is meant by 'justice' in definitions of environmental and ecological justice. It examines how the term is used in both self-described environmental justice movements and in theories of environmental and ecological justice. The central argument is that a theory and practice of environmental... more...

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

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 47.99

    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...

  • Mountains of Injusticeby Michele Morrone; Geoffrey L. Buckley; Donald Edward Davis; Jedediah Purdy

    Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    Research in environmental justice reveals that low-income and minority neighborhoods in our nation?s cities are often the preferred sites for landfills, power plants, and polluting factories. Those who live in these sacrifice zones are forced to shoulder the burden of harmful environmental effects so that others can prosper. Mountains of Injustice... 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...

  • 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...