The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

Synopsis

The environmental justice literature convincingly shows that poor people and minorities live in more polluted neighborhoods than do other groups. These findings have sparked a broad activist movement, numerous local lawsuits, and several federal policy reforms.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • H. Spencer Banzhaf
  • Eleanor McCormick
  • Jacob L. Vigdor
  • Joshua Sidon
  • Randall P. Walsh
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Stanford, CA
Publication year:
  • 2012