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Environmental Victims: New Risks, New Injustice

Edited By: Christopher Williams

188 pages, no illustrations

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #77363 | ISBN: 1853835242
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #77362 | ISBN: 185383534X
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About this book

Examines the implications of environmental problems for justice and security.

A must read for anybody who is interested in social justice: Koos Neefjes, Policy Advisor for Environment and Development (Oxfam).


Contents

Part 1 Concepts: an environmental victimology; environmental victims and state sovereignty; reflections on environmental justice. Part 2 Case studies: the anthropology of oil; the movement in Bhopal and its lessons; ecocide, industrial chemical contamination and the corporate profit imperative; environmental security and displaced people in Southern Africa. Part 3 Solutions: good neighbour agreements; the occupational health needs of workers; the charter of rights against industrial hazards.

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