Teaching and learning guide for: environmental justice (J. Sze, J. London)

Author Julie Sze and Jonathan London Keywords Environmental justice; environmental racism; urban; planning; public health; law; ethnic studies; public policy; social movements; environmental and social inequalities. Abstract Over the last 25 years, the environmental justice movement has emerged from its earliest focus on US social movements combating environmental racism to an influential global phenomenon. Environmental […]

The Local Ecology of New Social Movements (B. Knudsen and T.N. Clark)

Author(s) Brian Knudsen (Carnegie Mellon University) and Terry Nichols Clark (University of Chicago) Keywords Walking, new social movements, environment,human rights, urban, local neighborhood Abstract Recent scholarship from political science, urban studies, and sociology conceptualizes the city as a space of decentralized democracy – a view emphasizing localization, participation, difference, and anti-hierarchical organizational form. Instead of […]