Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice

Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice Popularized in the movies Erin Brockovich and A Civil Action environmental justice refers to any local response to a threat against community health In this book Julian Agyeman argues that environme

  • Title: Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice
  • Author: Julian Agyeman
  • ISBN: 9780814707104
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Popularized in the movies Erin Brockovich and A Civil Action, environmental justice refers to any local response to a threat against community health In this book, Julian Agyeman argues that environmental justice and the sustainable communities movement are compatible in practical ways Yet sustainability, which focuses on meeting our needs today while not compromisingPopularized in the movies Erin Brockovich and A Civil Action, environmental justice refers to any local response to a threat against community health In this book, Julian Agyeman argues that environmental justice and the sustainable communities movement are compatible in practical ways Yet sustainability, which focuses on meeting our needs today while not compromising the ability of our successors to meet their needs, has not always partnered with the challenges of environmental justice.Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice explores the ideological differences between these two groups and shows how they can work together Agyeman provides concrete examples of potential model organizations that employ the types of strategies he advocates This book is vital to the efforts of community organizers, policymakers, and everyone interested in a better environment and community health.

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  • 306 Comments

  • When it came to transportation and land-use I was delighted to see all the connections to e.j. Duh. I usually talk about urban sprawl in a very white-oriented audience, but hadn't made the connection that lots of groups of people feel the impacts of urban sprawl, after all we're waiting for the bus together. i've been thinking of the bigger issue for people of color being that of gentrification/smart growth in the cities, and it may be the bigger issue, but i haven't strayed too far into la-la l [...]


  • I received a copy of this book because I read the glowing blurbs of it on amazon, and added it to my wish list. A mistake on my part, I think, as the book turned out to be an unfortunate example of how bizarre writing on certain topics can become when transferred into academic jargon and citation. I can't really see this book being very useful to either environmental justice activists or to sociologists interested in really understanding the environmental justice movement. The concepts are so ba [...]



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