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Environmental Justice

9781788970235 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Anna Grear, Professor of Law and Theory, Cardiff University, UK
Publication Date: 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78897 023 5 Extent: c 896 pp
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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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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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
Contents:

Introduction: ‘Staying with the Trouble’ – Environmental Justice for the
Anthropocene–Capitalocene 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
2. Alice Kaswan (1997), ‘Environmental Justice: Bridging the Gap
between Environmental Laws and “Justice”’, American University
Law Review, 47 (2), 221–301 19
3. Dorceta E. Taylor (2000), ‘The Rise of the Environmental Justice
Paradigm: Injustice Framing and the Social Construction of
Environmental Discourses’, American Behavioral Scientist, 43 (4),
January, 508–80 100
4. Robert R. Kuehn (2000), ‘A Taxonomy of Environmental Justice’,
Environmental Law Reporter, 30 (9), September, 10681–703 173

PART II ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: DISTRIBUTIVE PATTERNS,
STRUCTURAL UNEVENNESS
5. Luke W. Cole (1992), ‘Empowerment as the Key to Environmental
Protection: The Need for Environmental Poverty Law’, Ecology
Law Quarterly, 19 (4), September, 619–83 197
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, 775–841 262
7. Rebecca Tsosie (2007), ‘Indigenous People and Environmental
Justice: The Impact of Climate Change’, University of Colorado
Law Review, 78 (4), Fall, 1625–77 329
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),
390–408 382

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, 226–43 402
10. Gordon Walker (2009), ‘Beyond Distribution and Proximity:
Exploring the Multiple Spatialities of Environmental Justice’,
Antipode, 41 (4), September, 614–36 420
11. Astrid Ulloa (2017), ‘Perspectives of Environmental Justice from
Indigenous Peoples of Latin America: A Relational Indigenous
Environmental Justice’, Environmental Justice, 10 (6), December,
175–80 443
12. Joshua C. Gellers and Chris Jeffords (2018), ‘Toward
Environmental Democracy? Procedural Environmental Rights and
Environmental Justice’, Global Environmental Politics, 18 (1),
February, 99–121 449

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 & Mary
Environmental Law and Policy Review, 21 (3), 485–598 473
14. Tseming Yang (2002), ‘Environmental Regulation, Tort Law and
Environmental Justice: What Could Have Been’, Washburn Law
Journal, 41 (3), Spring, 607–28 587
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, 2699–714 609
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, 23–44 625

PART V ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: INTERROGATING THE SOCIOPOLITICAL
17. Julian Agyeman and Bob Evans (2004), ‘“Just Sustainability”: The
Emerging Discourse of Environmental Justice in Britain?’,
Geographical Journal, 170 (2), June, 155–64 648
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, 723–803 658
19. Donna Houston (2013), ‘Crisis Is Where We Live: Environmental
Justice for the Anthropocene’, Globalizations, 10 (3), 439–50 739
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), 731–55 751

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),
November, 999–1014 777
22. Anna Tsing (2012), ‘Unruly Edges: Mushrooms as Companion
Species’, Environmental Humanities, 1, 141–54 793
23. David Schlosberg (2013), ‘Theorising Environmental Justice: The
Expanding Sphere of a Discourse’, Environmental Politics, 22 (1),
37–55 807
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,
216–20 826

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