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Author Cole, Luke W., 1962-2009.

Title From the ground up : environmental racism and the rise of the environmental justice movement / Luke W. Cole and Sheila R. Foster.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.7 C689F    Check Shelf
Description xii, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Critical America
Critical America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: we speak for ourselves: the struggle of Kettleman City -- Introduction -- A history of the environmental justice movement -- The political economy of environmental racism: Chester Residents Concerned for Quality of Life -- Environmental racism: beyond the distributive paradigm -- Buttonwillow: resistance and disillusion in rural California -- Processes of struggle: grassroots resistance and the structure of envrionmental decision making -- In defense of Mother Earth: the Indigenous Envrionmental Network -- Transformative politics.
Subject Environmental justice -- United States.
Environmental policy -- United States.
Minorities -- Political activity -- United States.
Added Author Foster, Sheila R., 1963-
ISBN 0814715370 paperback
9780814715376 paperback
0814715362 cloth
9780814715369 cloth
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