Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger , author Julie Sze. 9780520300743 paperback.
"We are living in a precarious environmental and political moment. In the US and in the world, environmental injustices have manifested across racial and class divides in devastatingly disproportionate ways. What does the moment of danger mean for the environment and for justice? What can we learn from environmental justice struggles? Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger examines mobilizations and movements, from protests at Standing Rock to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Environmental justice movements fight, survive, love and create in the face of violence that challenges the conditions of life itself. Exploring dispossession, deregulation, privatization, and inequality, this book is the essential primer on environmental justice packed, with cautiously hopeful stories of struggle for the future that we need now"--
Julie Sze is Professor of American Studies and Founding Director of the Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Davis. She has authored and edited three books and numerous articles on environmental justice and inequality, culture and environment, and urban and community health and activism.