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Street Science Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice

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ISBN-10: 0262532727

ISBN-13: 9780262532723

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jason Corburn, Robert Gottlieb

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When environmental health problems arise in a community, policymakers must be able to reconcile the first-hand experience of local residents with recommendations by scientists. In this highly original look at environmental health policymaking, Jason Corburn shows the ways that local knowledge can be combined with professional techniques to achieve better solutions for environmental health problems. He traces the efforts of a low-income community in Brooklyn to deal with environmental health problems in its midst and offers a framework for understanding "street science" -- decision making that draws on community knowledge and contributes to environmental justice. Like many other low-income…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

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