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The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution
This much anticipated follow-up to Dr. Robert D. Bullard’s highly acclaimed Unequal Protection: Environmental Justice and Communities of Color captures the voices of frontline warriors who are battling environmental injustice and human rights abuses at the grassroots level around the world, and challenging government and industry. policies and globalization trends that pla ...more
Paperback, 414 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Counterpoint
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Environmental justice is the concept that environmental risks should be borne equitably by society, whereas the harsh reality is that poor people and people of color are disproportionately affected by pollution and environmental degradation. The environmental justice movement arose in response to this inequality and over the past several decades has grown to become a global movement closely involved in debates over globalization, development, climate change and broader discussions of justice in ...more