Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada

Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada

By: Julian Agyeman (editor), Pat O'Riley (editor), Randolph Haluza-Delay (editor), Peter Cole (editor)Paperback

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As the first major examination of the multidimensionality of environmental equity and injustice in Canada, this book will appeal to scholars across a wide range of disciplines in the social and environmental sciences and to activists and citizens who want to make Canadian society more just and sustainable.

About Author

Julian Agyeman is a professor in and chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. Peter Cole is an associate professor of Aboriginal and Northern Studies at the University College of the North. Randolph Haluza-DeLay is an assistant professor of sociology at King's University College. Pat O'Riley is an associate professor in the Department of Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University. Contributors: Julian Agyeman, Harris Ali, Jamie Baxter, F. Stuart Chapin III, Peter Cole, Leith Deacon, Lawrence K. Duffy, John Eyles, Anna Godduhn, Randolph Haluza-DeLay, Lori Hanson, Henry P. Huntington, Beenash Jafri, Roger Keil, Gary Kofinas, Bonita Lawrence, Robert Lovelace, Deborah McGregor, David C. Natcher, Melissa Ollevier, Bernard Ominayak and Kevin Thomas, Pat O'Riley, Barbara Rahder, Maureen Reed, Sarah Fleisher Trainor, Eric Tsang


Prologue: Notes from Prison - Protecting Algonquin Lands from Uranium Mining / Robert Lovelace Introduction: Speaking for Ourselves, Speaking Together - Environmental Justice in Canada / Randolph Haluza-DeLay, Pat O'Riley, Peter Cole, and Julian Agyeman 1 Honouring Our Relations: An Anishnaabe Perspective on Environmental Justice / Deborah McGregor 2 Reclaiming Ktaqamkuk: Land and Mi'kmaq Identity in Newfoundland / Bonita Lawrence 3 Why Is There No Environmental Justice in Toronto? Or Is There? / Roger Keil, Melissa Ollevier, and Erica Tsang 4 Invisible Sisters: Women and Environmental Justice in Canada / Barbara Rahder 5 The Political Economy of Environmental Inequality: The Social Distribution of Risk as an Environmental Injustice/ S. Harris Ali 6 These Are Lubicon Lands: A First Nation Forced to Step into the Regulatory Gap / Chief Bernard Ominayak, with Kevin Thomas 7 Population Health, Environmental Justice, and the Distribution of Diseases: Ideas and Practices from Canada / John Eyles 8 Environmental Injustice in the Canadian Far North: Persistent Organic Pollutants and Arctic Climate Impacts / Sarah Fleisher Trainor, Anna Godduhn, Lawrence K. Duffy, F. Stuart Chapin III, David C. Natcher, Gary Kofinas, and Henry P. Huntington 9 Environmental Justice and Community-Based Ecosystem Management / Maureen G. Reed 10 Framing Environmental Inequity in Canada: A Content Analysis of Daily Print News Media / Leith Deacon and Jamie Baxter 11 Environmental Justice as a Politics in Place: An Analysis of Five Canadian Environmental Groups' Approaches to Agro-Food Issues / Lorelei L. Hanson 12 Rethinking "Green" Multicultural Strategies / Beenash Jafri 13 Coyote and Raven Talk about Environmental Justice / Pat O'Riley and Peter Cole Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780774816199
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780774816199
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0774816198

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