Toward Environmental Justice: Research, Education, and Health Policy Needs
Institute of Medicine, Health Sciences Section, Health Sciences Policy Program, Committee on Environmental Justice
National Academies Press, Mar 25, 1999 - Science - 151 pages
Driven by community-based organizations and supported by a growing body of literature, the environmental justice movement contends that poor and minority populations are burdened with more than their share of toxic waste, pesticide runoff, and other hazardous byproducts of our modern economic life.
The book makes recommendations to decisionmakers in the areas of public health, research, and education of health professionals and outlines health policy considerations.
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Introduction and Executive Summary
Establishing a Baseline
Conclusions and Recommendations
E Committee and Staff Biographies