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Environmental Justice In Latin America

Posted by UEPI on June 27, 2008

Environmental Justice in Latin America ImageEnvironmental Justice in Latin America:
Problems, Promise, and Practice

David V. Carruthers

March 2008, MIT Press

Environmental justice concerns form an important part of popular environmental movements in many countries. Activists, scholars, and policymakers in the developing world, for example, increasingly use the tools of environmental justice to link concerns over social justice and environmental well-being. Environmental Justice in Latin America investigates the emergence of a distinctively Latin American environmental justice movement, offering analyses and case studies that examine both the promise and the limits of environmental justice in Latin America and the Caribbean–both as a rallying point for popular mobilization and as a set of principles for analysis and policymaking. Read the rest of this entry »


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