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Title Environmental justice and sustainability in the former Soviet Union / edited by Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger
Published Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 296 pages) : illustrations
Series Urban and industrial environments
Urban and industrial environments.
Contents The law as a source of environmental justice in the Russian Federation / Brian Donohoe -- Thinking globally, limited locally: the Russian environmental movement and sustainable development / Laura A. Henry -- Places and identities on Sakhalin Island: situating the emerging movements for "sustainable Sakhalin" / Jessica K. Graybill -- Oil wealth, environment, and equity in Azerbaijan / Shannon O'Lear -- Civil society and the debate over pipelines in Tunka National Park, Russia / Katherine Metzo -- The role of culture and nationalism in Latvian environmentalism and the implications for environmental justice / Tamara Steger -- The fight for community justice against big oil in the Caspian region: the case of Berezovka, Kazakhstan / Kate Watters -- Viliui Sakha of Subarctic Russia and their struggle for environmental justice / Susan Crate -- Environmental justice and sustainability in post-soviet Estonia / Maaris Raudsepp, Mati Heidmets, and Juri Kruusvall -- Environmental injustices, unsustainable livelihoods, and conflict: natural capital inaccessibility and loss among rural households in Tajikistan / Dominic Strucker
Summary This is an examination of the awareness of environmental and social justice issues in the former Soviet republics - from the Western-style democracies of the Baltic region to the totalitarian regimes of Central Asia - and the resulting activism in those states
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental degradation -- Former Soviet republics.
Environmental justice -- Former Soviet republics.
Environmental policy -- Former Soviet republics.
Former Soviet republics -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Agyeman, Julian.
Ogneva-Himmelberger, Yelena.
LC no. 2008042144
ISBN 0262012669 (Cloth)
0262255499 (electronic bk.)
0262512335 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780262012669 (Cloth)
9780262255493 (electronic bk.)
9780262512336 (paperback; alk. paper)