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Author Novotny, Patrick.

Title Where we live, work, and play : the environmental justice movement and the struggle for a new environmentalism / Patrick Novotny.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.

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 UniM Bail  363.703 NOVO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 115 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Praeger series in transformational politics and political science, 1061-5261.
Praeger series in transformational politics and political science. 1061-5261.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [95]-112) and index.
Contents 1 Where We Live, Work and Play: Framing, Political Mobilization and Environmentalism in the Environmental Justice Movement 1 -- 2 Race, Ethnicity and the Politics of the Environmental Justice Movement 11 -- 3 SouthWest Organizing Project 27 -- 4 Working-Class Politics and Environmental Consciousness in the Environmental Justice Movement 41 -- 5 Labor/Community Strategy Center 55 -- 6 "More Political Than Chemical": Toward a Cultural and Political Perspective of the Environmental Justice Movement 73 -- Conclusion: "The Environmental Crisis Impacts Us All but Not Equally": Language, Ideology and the Contested Narrative of the Environment in the Environmental Justice Movement 85.
Summary Analyzes the emerging awareness of environmental problems as they impact the poor, particularly African-American, Latino, Native-American, and Asian-Pacific communities.
Subject Environmental justice -- United States.
Environmentalism -- United States.
ISBN 0275960269 (alk. paper)