The Political Economy of Environmental Justice


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

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


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