Environmental Justice: Issues, Policies, and Solutions
In Environmental Justice, leading thinkers of the environmental justice movement take a direct look at the failure of "top down" public policy to effectively deal with issues of environmental equity.The book provides a startling look at pressing social and environmental problems and charts a course for future action. Among the topics considered are: the history of the social justice movement the role of the professional in working with community groups methods of dealing with environmental problems at the international level participatory national policy for environmental education, energy, industrial development, and housing and sustainable development.Contributors include Robert Bullard, Deeohn Ferris, Tom B.K. Goldtooth, David Hahn-Baker, Beverly Wright, Ivette Perfecto, Patrick West, and others.
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2 Environmental Justice and the Professional
What Role in Environmental Justice?
A Response to Inequity
5 Environmentalists and Environmental Justice Policy
6 Residential Segregation and Urban Quality of Life
7 The Net Impact of Environmental Protection on Jobs and the Economy
Implications for Point Discharge Policy in Michigan
Summary of Sovereignty and Its Implications for Environmental Protection
Creating a New Future with Agriculture and Rural America
14 Rethinking International Environmental Policy in the Late Twentieth Century
Appendix 1 Executive Order 12898 February 11 1994 Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations
from the Symposium on Health Research and Needs to Ensure Environmental
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