Environmental Justice Issues, Policies, and Solutions | Edition: 1
Author: Roger Bezdek (Contribution by), Deeohn Ferris (Contribution by), Jamal Kadri (Contribution by)
publisher: Island Press
publisher Date: 07/28/1995
Schools: University at Albany (SUNY)
Description: <p>In Environmental Justice, leading thinkers of the environmental justice movement take a direct look at the failure of "top down" public policy to effectively deal with issues of environmental equity.<p>The book provides a startling look at pressing social and environmental problems and charts a course for future action. Among the topics considered are: <li>the history of the social justice movement <li>the role of the professional in working with community groups <li>methods of dealing with environmental problems at the international level <li>participatory national policy for environmental education, energy, industrial development, and housing and sustainable developmen.<p>Contributors include Robert Bullard, Deeohn Ferris, Tom B.K. Goldtooth, David Hahn-Baker, Beverly Wright, Ivette Perfecto, Patrick West, and others.