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Environmental Justice

Edited by Anna Grear, Professor of Law and Theory, Cardiff University, UK
This research collection takes an excitingly broad and refreshing approach to environmental justice, tracing the subject from its early developments to its contemporary need for a new non-anthropocentric ontology responsive to questions of human-non-human justice. Including an original introduction, this timely, rich collection of 24 of the best available research articles in the field offers a stimulating journey into the rich ambiguities, tensions and promise of environmental justice for the 21st century and beyond.
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  • Environment
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Law - Academic
  • Environmental Law
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
This research collection takes an excitingly broad and refreshing approach to environmental justice, tracing the subject from its early developments to its contemporary need for a new non-anthropocentric ontology responsive to questions of human-non-human justice. Including an original introduction, this timely, rich collection of 24 of the best available research articles in the field offers a stimulating journey into the rich ambiguities, tensions and promise of environmental justice for the 21st century and beyond.

24 articles, dating from 1990 to 2018
Contributors include: J. Agyeman, S. Alaimo, U. Baxi, R.D. Bullard, B. Evans, S. Foster, R.R. Kuehn, D. Schlosberg, A. Tsing, T. Yang
Contents:

Introduction Anna Grear

PART I ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: TAXONOMIES AND CONCEPTUALISATIONS
1. Robert D. Bullard (1994), ‘Overcoming Racism in Environmental Decisionmaking’, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 36 (4), May, 10–20, 39–44

2. Alice Kaswan (1997), ’Environmental Justice: Bridging the Gap between Environmental Laws and “Justice”’, American University Law Review, 47 (2), 221–301

3. Dorceta E. Taylor (2000), ‘The Rise of the Environmental Justice Paradigm: Injustice Framing and the Social Construction of Environmental Discourses’, American Behavioural Scientist, 43 (4), January, 508–80

4. Robert R. Kuehn (2000), ‘A Taxonomy of Environmental Justice’, Environmental Law Reporter, 30 (9), September, 10681–703

PART II ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: DISTRIBUTIVE PATTERNS, STRUCTURAL UNEVENESS
5. Luke W. Cole (1992), ‘Empowerment as the Key to Environmental Protection: The Need for Environmental Poverty Law’, Ecology Law Quarterly, 19 (4), September, 619–83

6. Sheila Foster (1998), ‘Justice from the Ground Up: Distributive Inequities, Grassroots Resistance, and the Transformative Politics of the Environmental Justice Movement’, California Law Review, 86 (4), July, 775–841

7. Rebecca Tsosie (2007), ‘Indigenous People and Environmental Justice: The Impact of Climate Change’, University of Colorado Law Review, 78 (4), Fall, 1625–77

8. Melissa Checker (2008), ‘Eco-Apartheid and Global Greenwaves: African Diasporic Environmental Justice Movements’, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society, 10 (4), 390–408

PART III ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: PROCEDURAL JUSTICE, RELATIONAL RECOGNITION
9. Daniel J. Fiorino (1990), ‘Citizen Participation and Environmental Risk: A Survey of Institutional Mechanisms’, Science, Technology, and Human Values, 15 (2), Spring, 226–43

10. Gordon Walker (2009), ‘Beyond Distribution and Proximity: Exploring the Multiple Spatialities of Environmental Justice’, Antipode, 41 (4), September, 614–36

11. Astrid Ulloa (2017), ‘Perspectives of Environmental Justice from Indigenous Peoples of Latin America: A Relational Indigenous Environmental Justice’, Environmental Justice, 10 (6), December, 175–80

12. Joshua C. Gellers and Chris Jeffords (2018), ‘Toward Environmental Democracy? Procedural Environmental Rights and Environmental Justice’, Global Environmental Politics, 18 (1), February, 99–121

PART IV ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: IDENTIFIABLE WRONGS, CORRECTIVE AND RETRIBUTIVE REPARATIONS
13. Kathy Seward Northern (1997), ‘Battery and Beyond: A Tort Law Response to Environmental Racism’, William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, 21 (3), 485–598

14. Tseming Yang (2002), ‘Environmental Regulation, Tort Law and Environmental Justice: What Could Have Been’, Washburn Law Journal, 41 (3), Spring, 607–28

15. Peter Atkins, Manzurul Hassan and Christine Dunn (2007), ‘Environmental Irony: Summoning Death in Bangladesh’, Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 39 (11), November, 2699–714

16. Upendra Baxi (2010), ‘Writing about Impunity and Environment: The “Silver Jubilee” of the Bhopal Catastrophe’, Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 1 (1), March, 23–44

PART V ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: INTERROGATING THE SOCIO-POLITICAL
17. Julian Agyeman and Bob Evans (2004), ‘”Just Sustainability”: The Emerging Discourse of Environmental Justice in Britain?’, Geographical Journal, 170 (2), June, 155–64

18. Carmen G. Gonzalez (2011), ‘An Environmental Justice Critique of Comparative Advantage: Indigenous Peoples, Trade Policy, and the Mexican Neoliberal Economic Reforms’, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, 32 (3), Spring, 723–803

19. Donna Houston (2013), ‘Crisis Is Where We Live: Environmental Justice for the Anthropocene’, Globalizations, 10 (3), 439–50

20. Joan Martinez-Alier, Leah Temper, Daniela Del Bene and Arnim Scheidel (2016), ‘Is There a Global Environmental Justice Movement?’, Journal of Peasant Studies, 43 (3), 731–55

PART VI ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: ONTOLOGICAL JUSTICE AND THE POLITICS OF MEANING
21. Anna Stanley (2009), ‘Just Space or Spatial Justice? Difference, Discourse, and Environmental Justice’, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 14 (10), 999–1014

22. Anna Tsing (2012), ‘Unruly Edges: Mushrooms as Companion Species’, Environmental Humanities, 1, 141–54

23. David Schlosberg (2013), ‘Theorising Environmental Justice: The Expanding Sphere of a Discourse’, Environmental Politics, 22 (1), 37–55

24. Stacy Alaimo (2016), 'Climate Systems, Carbon-Heavy Masculinity, and Feminist Exposure', in Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times, Part II, Chapter 4, Minneapolis, MN, USA and London, UK: University of Minnesota Press, 91–108, 216–20.

Index