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Title Just sustainabilities : development in an unequal world / edited by Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard and Bob Evans
Published London : Earthscan, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 347 pages) : illustrations
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 Wickramasinghe -- 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental justice.
Sustainable development -- Political aspects.
Sustainable development -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Agyeman, Julian.
Bullard, Robert D. (Robert Doyle), 1946-
Evans, Bob, 1947 October 17-
ISBN 1280476370
1849771774 (electronic bk.)
9781849771771 (electronic bk.)