Spaces of Environmental Justice. (eBook, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Spaces of Environmental Justice.

Author: Ryan Holifield; Michael Porter; Gordon Walker
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
Series: Antipode book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this cutting-edge volume, leading scholars examine a diverse range of environmental inequalities from around the world.: Shows how far the field has moved beyond its original focus on uneven distributions of pollution in the USA Considers the influence of critical geographical and social theory on environmental justice studies; Examines a range of possibilities for future research directions; Explores the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Holifield; Michael Porter; Gordon Walker
ISBN: 9781444322774 144432277X
OCLC Number: 609862835
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)
Contents: Spaces of Environmental Justice; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Spaces of Environmental JusticeFrameworks for Critical Engagement; Part I: Frameworks for Critical Environmental Justice Research; 1 Beyond Distribution and Proximity: Exploring the Multiple Spatialities of Environmental Justice; 2 Actor-network Theory as a Critical Approach to Environmental Justice: A Case against Synthesis with Urban Political Ecology; 3 Gendered Geographies of Environmental Injustice; 4 Acknowledging the Racial State: An Agenda for Environmental Justice Research. Part II: Spaces for Critical Environmental Justice Research5 Digging Deep for Justice: A Radical Re-imagination of the Artisanal Gold Mining Sector in Ghana; 6 Benevolent and Benign? Using Environmental Justice to Investigate Waste-related Impacts of Ecotourism in Destination Communities; 7 Assembling Justice Spaces: The Scalar Politics of Environmental Justice in North-east England; 8 Defining and Contesting Environmental Justice: Socio.
Series Title: Antipode book series.

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In this cutting-edge volume, leading scholars examine a diverse range of environmental inequalities from around the world.: Shows how far the field has moved beyond its original focus on uneven distributions of pollution in the USA Considers the influence of critical geographical and social theory on environmental justice studies; Examines a range of possibilities for future research directions; Explores the challenges of investigating and pursuing environmental justice at a time of rapid economic and environmental change.
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