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Environmental racism and the environmental justice movement

a bibliography

by Joan Nordquist

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Published by Reference and Research Services in Santa Cruz, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Racism -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Environmental justice -- Political aspects -- Bibliography.,
    • Social justice -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Joan Nordquist.
      SeriesContemporary social issues,, no. 39, Contemporary social issues (Santa Cruz, Calif.) ;, no. 39.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5863.P6 N66 1995, GE180 N66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. ;
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL535082M
      ISBN 100937855766
      LC Control Number96112629
      OCLC/WorldCa33885830

      Much as people might try to deny it, environmental racism is a very real feature of life in the United States and in many other countries. Environmental racism refers to policies or regulations that have a negative effect on the living conditions of the minority or low-income group that resides in that area, especially when compared to the living conditions of a nearby affluent community.   From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement - Ebook written by Luke W. Cole, Sheila R. Foster. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement.

        For those people who want a wide-ranging introduction to the environmental justice movement and its legal arm, this is the place to turn. Written by a movement lawyer activist and a legal academic, this book captures the social and legal evolution of the environmental justice movement in a way that highlights the work of the communities themselves.5/5(3). Still, too many people and communities have the “wrong complexion for protection.” Reducing environmental, health, economic and racial disparities is a major priority of the Environmental Justice Movement. To learn more about Environmental Justice check out these websites.

      From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement (Hardback) by Luke W. Cole, Sheila R. Foster and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A study of environmental racism - the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on ethnic and low-income communities. This book examines the growing social justice movement fighting against discrimination, focusing on local activist groups from California to Arizona. (source: Nielsen Book Data).


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A critical look at the movement for environmental justice. When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice inthe phenomenon of environmental racism―the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities―gained unprecedented by:   A critical look at the movement for environmental justice.

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$ Dumping In Dixie: Race, Class, And Environmental Quality, Third Edition Robert D. Bullard. /5(4). Book Description: When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice inthe phenomenon of environmental racism--the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities--gained unprecedented recognition.

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the Ground Up critically examines one of the fastest growing social movements in studies of communities across the U.S--towns like Kettleman City, California€ environmental justiceFile Size: 5KB. Environmental justice is the corrective antidote to the reality and prevalence of environmental racism and the movement continues to grow and expand throughout the world.

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The birth of the environmental justice movement can be traced to the historic protest in Warren County, North Carolina. More than people were arrested for blocking a shipment of toxic waste (PCBs) to a landfill located in the predominantly African American county. The environmental justice (EJ) movement seeks to change that by giving disenfranchised communities – often communities of color – a voice and empowering them to organize and get involved in decision making processes.

As defined by Dr. Bullard, “The environmental justice movement has basically redefined what environmentalism is all about. The environmental justice movement has charged the mainstream environmental movement with racism and elitism and has criticized its activist agenda on the grounds that it values wilderness over people.

Environmental justice advocates have called upon environmental organizations to act on environmental injustice and address racism and classism. For those people who want a wide-ranging introduction to the environmental justice movement and its legal arm, this is the place to turn.

Written by a movement lawyer activist and a legal academic, this book captures the social and legal evolution of the environmental justice movement in a way that highlights the work of the communities themselves/5(9). Book Reviews. From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement by Luke W.

Cole and Sheila R. Foster. New York: New York University Press,pp., $ cloth, $ paper. Environmentalism Unbound: Exploring New Pathways for Change by Robert Gottlieb. Cambridge, MA: MIT University Press,   From the Ground Up Environmental Racism & the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement by Luke Cole available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Critically examines the eruption of the environmental justice movement by combining storytelling and. This book traces what it considers the origins of the environmental racism/justice movement.

The book focuses on 4 areas Kettleman, CA, Buttonwood, CA, Chester, PA, and the Indigenous Environmental Network/5.

The environmental justice movement began as a reaction to hazardous wastes and other toxic chemicals that were seen to be imposed upon communities of color. Activists began to emerge from these communities and in the term "environmental racism" was coined by racial justice campaigner Dr.

Benjamin Chavis during a month-long protest against. A critical look at the movement for environmental justice. When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice inthe phenomenon of environmental racism—the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities—gained unprecedented recognition.5/5(2).

The seminal Environmental Justice principles adopted by the National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in built on this [legal case] and became the foundation for social justice.

Remedies for Environmental Racism: A View from the Field,90 Michi-gan Law Review (); Sheila Foster, Justice from the Ground Up: Distributive Inequities, Grassroots Resistance, and the Transformative Politics of the Environmental Justice Movement,86 California Law Review (); and Sheila Foster, Impact Assesmentand Public.

A critical look at the movement for environmental justice. When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice inthe phenomenon of environmental racism—the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities—gained unprecedented recognition.: From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement (Critical America) () by Cole, Luke W.; Foster, Sheila R.

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