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Faces of Environmental Racism Confronting Issues of Global Justice

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ISBN-10: 0742512495

ISBN-13: 9780742512498

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Laura Westra, Bill E. Lawson, Hussein M. Adam, Elizabeth Bell, Robert D. Bullard

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Through case studies that highlight the type of information that is seldom reported in the news, Faces of Environmental Racism exposes the type and magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of current environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit analysis is an appropriate analytic technique and whether there are alternate routes to sustainable development in the South.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Bill E. Lawson is Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University. He is co-author (with Howard McGary) of Between Slavery and Freedom (IUP, 1993).Donald F. Koch is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University. He has edited three volumes of Dewey's lectures.

Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Foundations
Decision Making
Environmental Justice: A National Priority
Living for the City: Urban United States and Environmental Justice
Just Garbage
Black Trash
Racism in North America
Africville: Environmental Racism
The Faces of Environmental Racism: Titusville, Alabama, and BFI
Consent, Equity, and Environmental Justice: A Louisiana Case Study
Other Faces: Latinos and Environmental Justice
Racism in Africa
Multinational Corporations, Developed Nations, and Environmental Racism: Toxic Waste, Oil Exploration, and Eco-Catastrophe
Somalia: Environmental Degradation and Environmental Racism
South Africa: Environmental Sustainability Needs Empowerment of Women
Index
About the Contributors