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Author Shrader-Frechette, K. S. (Kristin Sharon)

Title Environmental justice : creating equality, reclaiming democracy / Kristin Shrader-Frechette.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.7 S561E    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 269 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Environmental ethics and science policy series
Environmental ethics and science policy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Distributive justice, participative justice, and the principle of prima facie political equality -- 3. Appalachians, access to land, and procedural justice -- 4. African Americans, LULUs, and free informed consent -- 5. Equity and duties to future generations : the case of Yucca Mountain -- 6. Native peoples and the problem of paternalism -- 7. Risky occupational environments, the double standard, and just compensation -- 8. Developing nations, equal protection, and the limits of moral heroism -- 9. Taking action : public responsibility for environmental justice.
Summary Explaining ethical concepts such as equality, property rights, procedural justice, free informed consent, intergeneration equality, just compensation and moral heroism, this text shows how many of these core concepts have been compromised for a large segment of the global population.
Subject Environmental justice -- United States.
Environmental justice. (OCoLC)fst00913104
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Politische Ethik.
ISBN 9780195183573
0195152034 (hbk.)
9780195152036 (hbk.)
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