Stifling environmental dissent: On SLAPPS and GUNNS (R. White)

Author Rob White Keywords Environmental issues, public participation, social activists, civil litigation Abstract This article discusses the use of civil litigation by companies against social activists as a means to stifle full public participation around environmental issues. Drawing on a recent Australian example, it demonstrates how the targeting of such legal action simultaneously defines the […]

Power, Justice, and the Environment (D. Naguib and R.J Brulle)

Editor David Naguib ( University of Minnesota ) Robert J. Brulle ( Drexel University ) Keywords Environmental justice, power, civil rights movement, activists, environmentalists, academics, food and justice, healthy communities, autonomy, equity, legal system, governance, United States, South Africa, economic justice, sustainability, future Abstract For almost 30 years, the environmental justice movement (EJM) has challenged […]