Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice (Google eBook)

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So, this book won an American Studies book of the year prize, but I found it belabored and repetitive. While the information itself was compelling, the form was a la second year college writing: In this chapter I will tell you X, now I am telling you X, I have just told you X. Ugh. Too bad. Read full review

Contents

Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
1
Public Health and Planning as Historical Antecedents to New York Citys Environmental Justice Activism
27
Stigma Blight and the Politics of Race and Pollution
49
The Politics of Gender Race and Recognition
91
Local and Global Trash Politics
109
5 Power to the People? Deregulation and Environmental Justice Energy Activism
143
6 The Promise and the Peril or Can CommunityBased Environmental Justice Initiatives Reintegrate Planning and Public Health in the Urban Environ...
177
What We Can Learn from New York City Environmental Justice Activism
207
Notes
213
References
245
Index
269
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