Confronting Environmental Racism: Voices From the Grassroots / Edition 1

Confronting Environmental Racism: Voices From the Grassroots / Edition 1

by Robert D. Bullard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0896084469

ISBN-13: 9780896084469

Pub. Date: 07/01/1999

Publisher: South End Press


The connection between racism and environmental quality is increasingly visible. People of color in urban and rural areas are the most likely victims of industrial dumping, toxic landfills, uranium mining, and dangerous waste incinerators. This groundbreaking anthology grows out of the National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit and brings together…  See more details below

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The connection between racism and environmental quality is increasingly visible. People of color in urban and rural areas are the most likely victims of industrial dumping, toxic landfills, uranium mining, and dangerous waste incinerators. This groundbreaking anthology grows out of the National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit and brings together leading scholars, environmental leaders, and social justice activists of the emerging environmental justice movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896084469
Publisher:
South End Press
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Ecology and Green Politics Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments1
Foreword3
Introduction7
Ch. 1Anatomy of Environmental Racism and the Environmental Justice Movement15
Ch. 2Beyond Toxic Wastes and Race41
Ch. 3Environmentalism and the Politics of Inclusion53
Ch. 4Coping with Industrial Exploitation63
Ch. 5Getting the Lead Out of the Community77
Ch. 6Race and Waste in Two Virginia Communities93
Ch. 7Environmental Politics in Alabama's Blackbelt107
Ch. 8Sustainable Development at Ganados del Valle123
Ch. 9Nature and Chicanos in Southern Colorado141
Ch. 10Farmworkers and Pesticides161
Ch. 11Global Threats to People of Color179
Ch. 12Conclusion: Environmentalism with Justice195
Contributors207
References211
Index245

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