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Faces of Environmental Racism Confronting Issues of Global Justice (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy) by Westra Laura

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • United States,
  • North America,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Racism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7924272M
ISBN 100742512487
ISBN 109780742512481

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Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice. Racial minorities in the United States are disproportionately exposed to toxic wastes and other environmental hazards, and cleanup efforts in their communities are slower and less thorough than efforts elsewhere.3/5(2). Environmental racism, or more generally environmental justice, is a major but largely unnoticed problem in environmental ethics. This book is an important contribution to recent efforts to begin addressing this issue.   Faces of environmental racism: confronting issues of global justice a case study in social philosophy / Richard Phillips -- The Faces of environmental racism: Titusville, Alabama, and BFI / Laura Westra -- Consent, equity, and environmental justice: a Louisiana case study / Daniel C. Wigley and Kristin Shrader-Frechette -- The Political Pages: Westra, Laura, and Bill E. Lawson, eds. Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice. 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, What happens (and what should be done) when only certain members of the human population bear the brunt of negative environmental impacts? Environmental racism is.

Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy) (English Edition) eBook: Westra, Laura Format: Kindle.   Laura Westra is professor emerita of philosophy at the University of Windsor and the author or editor of numerous books, including An Environmental Proposal for Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, ), Faces of Environmental Racism (Rowman & Littlefield, ), Perspectives on Ecological Integrity (Kluwer), The Greeks and the Environment (Rowman & . Westra, Laura, and Bill E. Lawson, eds. Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice. 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, What happens (and what should be done) when only certain members of the human population bear the brunt of negative environmental impacts? Environmental racism refers to policies or regulations that have a negative effect on the living conditions of the minority or low-income group that resides in that area, especially when compared to the living conditions of a nearby affluent community.