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Where We Live, Work and Play: The Environmental Justice Movement and the Struggle for a New Environmentalism (Praeger Series in Transformational Politics and Political Sc)

 
 
 
 
Where We Live, Work and Play: The Environmental Justice Movement and the Struggle for a New Environmentalism (Praeger Series in Transformational Politics and Political Sc)
Author: Patrick Novotny
ISBN 13: 9780275960261
ISBN 10: 275960269
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 2000-08-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 136
List Price: $118.00
 
 

Analyzes the emerging awareness of environmental problems as they impact the poor, particularly African-American, Latino, Native-American, and Asian-Pacific communities.

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Novotny (political science, Georgia Southern University) considers discriminatory land-use practices, their relation to race and class, and the recent history of resistance to such practices. Centering the discussion on two examples from this developing movement<-->the Southwest Organizing Project and the Labor/Community Strategy Center<- ->he considers the strategies employed in specific campaigns and the theoretical concerns underlying the movement's analysis of and presentation of the relevant issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)