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Title Environmental inequalities beyond borders : local perspectives on global injustices / edited by JoAnn Carmin and Julian Agyeman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 303 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Urban and industrial environments
Urban and industrial environments.
Contents Introduction: environmental injustice beyond borders / Julian Agyeman, JoAnn Carmin -- Spatial justice and climate change: multiscale impacts and local development in Durban, South Africa / Isabelle Anguelovski, Debra Roberts -- Learning from the quest for environmental justice in the Niger River Delta / Max Stephenson Jr., Lisa A. Schweitzer -- Foreign investment and environmental justice in an island economy: mining, bottled water, and corporate social responsibility in Fiji / Saleem H. Ali, Mary A. Ackley -- Global civil society and the distribution of environmental goods: funding for environmental NGOs in Ecuador / Tammy L. Lewis -- Environmental justice, values, and biological diversity: the San and the Hoodia benefit-sharing agreement / Saskia Vermeylen, Gordon Walker -- Global environmental governance and pathways for the achievement of environmental justice / Beth Schaefer Caniglia -- Governing and contesting China's Oil operations in the global south / Patricia Widener -- Resisting environmental injustice through sustainable agriculture: examples from Latin America and their implications for U.S. food politics / Alison Hope Alkon -- Going beyond the state to strengthen the rule of law: local activists, transnational networks, and gold mining in Bulgaria / Barbara Hicks -- Politics by other greens: the importance of transnational environmental justice movement networks / David Naguib Pellow -- Reflections on environmental inequality beyond borders / JoAnn Carmin, Julian Agyeman
Summary Case studies demonstrate the spatial disconnect between global consumption and production and its effects on local environmental quality and human rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental degradation.
Environmental justice.
Globalization -- Environmental aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Agyeman, Julian.
Carmin, JoAnn.
ISBN 0262295687 (electronic bk.)
9780262295680 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)