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Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano Struggles in the Southwest

Series: Society, Environment and Place

By: Laura Pulido

320 pages, 9 photos, 6 line illus

University of Arizona Press

Paperback | Feb 1996 | #60167 | ISBN: 0816516057
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #60166 | ISBN: 0816514240
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About this book

Environmentalism and Economic Justice spotlights another front in the ongoing wars over environmental issues, a front being fought by Chicano communities in the American Southwest. The book concentrates on struggles surrounding both the 1965-71 pesticide campaign of the United Farm Workers and a grazing conflict involving a Hispano cooperative and mainstream environmentalists in northern New Mexico. Within these stories, readers will find broader implications for understanding how minority groups are using available resources to mobilize and improve their social, economic, and environmental conditions.

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