ERIC Number: EJ656917
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Politics and Reality of Environmental Justice: A History and Considerations for Public Administrators and Policy Makers.
Bowen, William M.; Wells, Michael V.
Public Administration Review, v62 n6 p688-98 Nov-Dec 2002
Provides a history of the environmental justice movement in the United States and discusses problems in its discourse. Discusses weak empirical research, failure to recognize the difference between hazard and risk, and the possibility that it is more about fear, blame, and politics than about public health in minority and low-income communities. (Contains 38 references.) (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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