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Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World

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Environmental activists and academics alike are realizing that asustainable society must be a just one. Environmental degradation is almost alwayslinked to questions of human equality and quality of life. Throughout the world, those segments of the population that have the least political power and are themost marginalized are selectively victimized by environmental crises

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Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 28th 2003 by MIT Press (MA) (first published October 1st 2001)
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Just sustainability is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that seeks to bring an environmental justice frame to discussions and definitions of sustainability.

The first three essays offer contrasting (though not conflicting) frameworks to bring environmental justice and sustainability discourses together. The fourth chapter provocatively suggests that social justice and environmental sustainability are mutually exclusive goals. There is no evidence that creating a socially just world will
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