Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Justice and Natural Resources: Concepts, Strategies, and Applications

Justice and Natural Resources: Concepts, Strategies, and Applications (Paperback)

£30.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Just over two decades ago, research findings that environmentally hazardous facilities were more likely to be sited near poor and minority communities gave rise to the environmental justice movement. Yet inequitable distribution of the burdens of industrial facilities and pollution is only half of the problem; poor and minority communities are often denied the benefits of natural resources and can suffer disproportionate harm from decisions about their management and use. "Justice and Natural Resources" is devoted to exploring the concept of environmental justice in the realm of natural resources. Contributors consider how decisions about the management and use of natural resources can exacerbate social injustice and the problems of disadvantaged communities. Looking at issues that are predominantly rural and in the American West - many of them involving Indian reservations, public lands and resource development activities - it offers a new and more expansive view of environmental justice. The book begins by delineating the key conceptual dimensions of environmental justice in the natural resource arena.

Following the conceptual chapters are contributions that examine the application of environmental justice in natural resource decision-making. Chapters examine: how natural resource management can affect a range of stakeholders quite differently, distributing benefits to some and burdens to others; the potential for using civil rights laws to address damage to natural and cultural resources; the unique status of Native American environmental justice claims; parallels between domestic and international environmental justice; and how authority under existing environmental law can be used by Federal regulators and communities to address a broad spectrum of environmental justice concerns. "Justice and Natural Resources" offers a concise overview of the field of environmental justice and a set of frameworks for understanding it. It expands the previously urban and industrial scope of the movement to include distribution of the burdens and access to the benefits of natural resources, broadening environmental justice to a truly nationwide concern.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist thought & ideologyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resources Publisher: Island Press Publication Date: 01/11/2001 ISBN-13: 9781559638982  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.  

Kathryn M. Mutz, Gary C. Bryner and Douglas S. Kenney are affiliated with the Natural Resources Law Center of the University of Colorado. Kathryn M. Mutz is affiliated with the Natural Resources Law Center of the University of Colorado. Gary C. Bryner is affiliated with the Natural Resources Law Center of the University of Colorado. Douglas S. Kenney is affiliated with the Natural Resources Law Center of the University of Colorado. In addition to the editors, contributors include Jan Buhrmann, Henry Carey, Luke Cole, Sheila Foster, David Getches, Lisa Headington, Barry Hill, Patricia Limerick, David Pellow, Jeff Romm, Dean Suagee, Nicholas Targ, James Wescoat, and Tseming Yang.

More books by Mutz

More books by Bryner

More books by Kenney

More books by Torres

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

After the Death of Nature: Carolyn...
(Hardback)
Kenneth Worthy; Elizabeth Allison;...
 
 
£145.00
 
The Edinburgh Companion to Animal...
(Hardback)
Lynn Turner; Undine Sellbach; Ron...
 
 
£150.00
 
Environmental Attitudes through Time
(Paperback)
R. J. Berry
 
 
£24.99
 
Political Ecology: The Climate Crisis...
(Paperback)
Dimitrios Roussopoulos
 
 
£14.99
 
Latest Blog
Read an extract from Olivia Sudjic's Sympathy
26/04/2018

Olivia Sudjic's debut novel Sympathy has been called the first great Instagram novel. Read an extract from this story of obsession and identity.

#FoylesFive: Portugese Foyles Five
25/04/2018

With the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution upon us, Gary from our Fiction department shares a few tips for getting to know Portugal better...

Max Porter on the Portobello Prize
24/04/2018

What makes great non-fiction? And how do you tell a true story? To celebrate the inaugural Portobello Prize for Narrative Non-Fiction, on 1st May 2018 we're hosting an evening with Portobello Books — a panel discussion on the nature of non-fiction writing in today's literary landscape, followed by the announcement of the first ever winner of the Prize.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd