A look at how the environmental justice movement is harming the very groups of people it is supposed to protect.
# 55295 | 1,997 words | 9 sources | APA | 2005 |
Published on Jan 26, 2005 in Environmental Studies (Economics and Policy) , Environmental Studies (Management) , Political Science (Lobbyists and Pressure Groups) , Environmental Studies (Urban Issues)
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This paper explains how and why the environmental justice movement, a movement dedicated to ensuring that every group of people, no matter their race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic background will bear a proportionate share of negative environmental consequences, is actually harming the very people it purports to protect. The paper provides information on the origins of the movement, the controversial issue of environmental racism associated with the movement, and examines the arguments on both sides of this issue as well.
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