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Title Just sustainabilities : development in an unequal world / edited by Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard, and Bob Evans
Edition First MIT Press edition
Published London : Earthscan Pub. ; Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, 2003

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Description xviii, 347 pages ; 23 cm
Series Urban and industrial environments
Urban and industrial environments.
Contents Introduction : Joined-up thinking : bringing together sustainability, environmental justice and equity / Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard and Bob Evans -- Environmental space, equity and the ecological debt / Duncan McLaren -- Neo-liberalism, globalization and the struggle for ecological democracy : linking sustainability and environmental justice / Daniel R. Faber and Deborah McCarthy -- Inequality and community and the challenge to modernization : evidence from the nuclear oases / Andrew Blowers -- Social justice and environmental sustainability : ne'er the twain shall meet? / Andrew Dobson -- When consumption does violence : can there be sustainability and environmental justice in a resource-limited world? / William E. Rees and Laura Westra -- Race, politics and pollution : environmental justice in the Mississippi River chemical corridor / Beverly Wright -- Identity, place and communities of resistance / Devon G. Peña -- Environmental justice in state policy decisions / Veronica Eady -- Sustainability and equity : reflections of a local government practitioner in southern Africa / Debra Roberts -- Mining conflicts, environmental justice and valuation / Joan Martinez-Alier -- Women and environmental justice in South Asia / Anoja Wickeramasinghe -- Maori Kaupapa and the inseparability of social and environmental justice : an analysis of bioprospecting and a people's resistance to (bio)cultural assimilation / Stefanie S. Rixecker and Bevan Tipene-Matua -- Political economy of petroleum resources development, environmental injustice and selective victimization : a case study of the Niger delta region of Nigeria / Tunde Agbola and Moruf Alabi -- Environmental protection, economic growth and environmental justice : are they compatible in Central and Eastern Europe? / Alberto Costi -- The campaign for environmental justice in Scotland as a response to poverty in a northern nation / Kevin Dunion and Eurig Scandrett -- Conclusion : Towards just sustainabilities : perspectives and possibilities / Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard and Bob Evans
Summary Key academics and professionals explore how social and environmental justice within and between nations need to be part of the policies and agreements underpinning sustainable development. The sustainability agenda needs to extend beyond the narrowly environmental to include social and economic reform, incorporating the interests involved in activism on human rights, political representation, corporate accountability and globalization. [from publisher's advertisement]
Analysis Sustainable development
Environmental impact
Social justice
Equity
Statistics
International comparisons
Overseas item
Notes First published: London : Earthscan Pub., 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental justice.
Social justice.
Sustainable development -- Political aspects.
Sustainable development.
Sustainable development -- Social aspects.
Globalization.
Author Bullard, Robert D. (Robert Doyle), 1946-
Evans, Bob, 1947-
Agyeman, Julian.
LC no. 2002032166
ISBN 1853837296 paperback Earthscan
0262011999 alkaline paper
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