The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution

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 e

  • Title: The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution
  • Author: Robert D. Bullard Maxine Waters
  • ISBN: 9781578051205
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 plaThis 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 place people of color and the poor at special risk.Part I presents an overview of the early environmental justice movement and highlights key leadership roles assumed by women activists Part II examines the lives of people living in sacrifice zones toxic corridors such as Louisiana s infamous Cancer Alley where high concentrations of polluting industries are found Part III explores land use, land rights, resource extraction, and sustainable development conflicts, including Chicano struggles in America s Southwest Part IV examines human rights and global justice issues, including an analysis of South Africa s legacy of environmental racism and the corruption and continuing violence plaguing the oil rich Niger Delta.Together, the diverse contributors to this much anticipated follow up anthology present an inspiring and illuminating picture of the environmental justice movement in the first decade of the twenty first century.

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    1. 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 [...]

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