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Examines the issue of environmental justice as a public policy concern and suggests the use of a new methodology in its evaluation.
Preface and Acknowledgments; Part I. The Dynamics of Environmental Justice; 1. Introduction; 2. Forms of Environmental Justice; 3. What Has Gone Before: Why Race Was Not on the Original Environmental Agenda; 4. The Evolution of Environmental Justice as a Policy Issue: A Movement Whose Time Has Come; 5. Misconceptions about Minority Attitudes toward Environmental Issues; 6. EPA: An Agency with an Attitude; Part II. Policy Analysis of Environmental Justice; 7. Environmental Justice through the Lens of Policy Analysis: Why Should Government Get Involved?; 8. The Measurement of Environmental Justice: Some Rules of Engagement; 9. A New Way of Looking at the Same Old Numbers: Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Evaluate Environmental Quality; Part III. A Case, a Summary, and Some Conclusions; 10. A Case of Environmental Justice: The Disposal of Hazardous Material in Noxubee County, Mississippi; 11. Policy Directions and Recommendations; 12. Environmental Justice: A New Paradigm-A Time of Change; Appendix A: Declaration of Environmental Justice; Bibliography; Index