Environmental Justice is one of the most important human rights challenges today. It refers to inequitable environmental burdens born by groups such as racial minorities, residents of economically disadvantaged areas, or residents of developing nations. This book exploresthissubject with case studies from various parts of the world.
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Table of ContentsAcknowledgments Notes on the Contributors List of Illustrations Introduction; F.C.Steady PART I Environmental Justice; G.S.Johnson Environmental Justice Cross-Culturally; F.C.Steady Mothering at the Crossroads; C.Krauss PART II Strategies of Confinement, C.A.Smith Gendered Dimensions of Environmental Justice; L.L.Dunn Neo-colonialism, Internal Colonialism and Chronic Environmental Injustice; F.O.Adeola Writing on Water; D.Tabachnick Hazardous Waste, Nuclear Energy, Health and Environmental Justice in South Africa; M.F.Phalane Environmental Injustice; P.Obeng The Environment Belongs to All of Us; J.L.Wong PART III Race, Class and Katrina; H.Lewis Landowners and Katrina; C.Hudson-Weems