Environmental Injustice in the United States: Myths and Realities

By James P. Lester; David W. Allen et al. | Go to book overview

About the Authors

James P. Lester, who died in May 2000, was professor of political science at Colorado State University. He received his Ph.D. from George Washington University in 1980 and taught at Texas A&M University, the University of Kentucky, the University of Oklahoma, and Denver University. He lectured extensively on environmental politics and policy at several European universities, including the University of Linkoping ( Sweden), Aarhus University ( Denmark), the University of Geneva ( Switzerland), the Budapest University of Economic Sciences ( Hungary), and Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin ( Germany). He was a member of the Executive Council of the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association ( 1996-1998), the Executive Council of the Policy Studies Organization ( 1988-1990), and the Editorial Board of the Western Political Quarterly ( 1990-1993). He coedited The Politics of Hazardous Waste Management (Duke University, 1983) and Dimensions of Hazards Waste Politics and Policy ( Greenwood Press, 1988), edited Environmental Politics and Policy:Theories and Evidence ( Duke University Press, 1989, 1995), and coauthored Implementation Theory and Practice: Toward a Third Generation ( HarperCollins, 1990) and Public Policy:An Evolutionary Approach ( West/Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1996, 2000).

David W. Allen is associate professor of political science at Colorado State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1984, has taught at Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania, and has done postdoctoral work at Amherst College and the University of Houston under both National Endowment for the Humanities and National Science Foundation grants. Prior to his career in academia, he served as a chief aide to statewide government officials in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, as well as a consultant to federal agencies and major U.S. corporations. He has published research on women in the courts, policy preferences and small group behavior of state supreme court justices, the adoption of everyday life policies in U.S. states, and environmental justice in such journals as Judicature, Justice System Journal, Social Science Journal, and the Western Political Quarterly. He also directs internships in conjunction with the British Parliament for American undergraduates and is a published poet.

Kelly M. Hill received her M.A. in political science from Colorado State University in 1996. In 1991, she received her B.S. in journalism from Ohio University. She has served as the public relations coordinator for the Appalachian Ohio Public Interest Campaign and as a legislative aide with the Ohio Legislative Service Commis

-203-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Environmental Injustice in the United States: Myths and Realities
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Dedications v
  • Contents vii
  • Figures and Tables ix
  • Preface and Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - Introduction the Nature of the Problem 1
  • Notes 7
  • 2 - Environmental Injustice Research: Reviewing the Evidence 9
  • Notes 18
  • 3 - Environmental Justice: Getting on the Public Agenda 21
  • Summary and Conclusions 51
  • Notes 52
  • 4 - Modeling Environmental Injustice: Concepts, Measures, Hypotheses, and Method of Analysis 57
  • Summary 73
  • Notes 74
  • 5 - Environmental Injustice in America's States 79
  • Notes 106
  • 6 - Environmental Injustice in America's Counties 113
  • Conclusion 129
  • Notes 131
  • 7 - Environmental Injustice in America's Cities 133
  • Conclusion 144
  • Notes 147
  • 8 - Summary and Conclusions from the Multilevel Analyses 149
  • Conclusion 156
  • Note 157
  • 9 - Existing Federal and State Policies for Environmental Justice: Problems and Prospects 159
  • Summary and Conclusion 171
  • Summary and Conclusion 171
  • 10 - Designing an Effective Policy for Environmental Justice: Implications and Recommendations 173
  • Conclusion 187
  • Notes 188
  • References 189
  • About the Authors 203
  • Index 205
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 216

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.