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|Main Title||Dumping in Dixie : race, class, and environmental quality /|
|Author||Bullard, Robert D.|
|ISBN||0813319625; 9780813319629; 0813319633; 9780813319636|
|Subjects||Environmental policy--Southern States. ; Waste disposal sites--Location--Southern States. ; African Americans--Southern States--Social conditions. ; Southern States--Race relations. ; Social justice. ; Social surveys--Southern States. ; African Americans--Social conditions. ; Soziale Situation ; Umweltpolitik ; Schwarze. ; USA--Sèudstaaten ; Afro-Americans--Southern States--Social conditions|
|Collation||xx, 195 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-170) and index.
1. Environmentalism and Social Justice. Race Versus Class in Spatial Location. The Theoretical Basis of Environmental Conflict. Translating Concern into Action. Environmentalism and Civil Rights. A Note on the Research Approach -- 2. Race, Class, and the Politics of Place. Consequences of Uneven Development. Endangered Environs. Growing Black Militancy. Waste Facility Siting Disparities -- 3. Dispute Resolution and Topics: Case Studies. Defining and Defending Against a Threat. Houston's Northwood Manor Neighborhood. West Dallas (Texas). Institute (West Virginia). Alsen (Louisiana). Emell & Sumter County (Alabama). Summary of Disputes and Resolutions -- 4. The Environmental Justice Movement: Survey Results. Rating of Environmental Problems. Siting Conflict and the Question of Equity. Economic Versus Environmental Trade-offs. Environmental Activism -- 5. Environmental Racism Revisited. The Role of Racism. Unequal Protection. Environmental Apartheid. Louisiana as "Paradise" Lost. From American Dream to Nightmare -- 6. Environmental Justice as a Working Model. Waiting for Government Action. Impetus for Changing the System. Remedying Past Inequities. A Model Environmental Justice Framework. Winning at the Grassroots -- 7. Action Strategies for the 1990s. Lessons Learned. Mobilizing the Grassroots. Towards the Politics of Inclusion.