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Noxious New York : the racial politics of urban health and environmental justice / Julie Sze.

By: Sze, JulieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Urban and industrial environmentsPublication details: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007. Description: 1 online resource (x, 282 pages) : illustrations, mapContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780262284646; 0262284642; 9780262264792; 026226479X; 9781429455350; 1429455357; 9786612100390; 6612100397Subject(s): Environmental justice -- New York (State) -- New York | Urban health -- New York (State) -- New York | Minorities -- Health aspects -- New York (State) -- New York | Urban Health | Environmental Health | Minority Health | New York | Justice environnementale -- New York (État) -- New York | Santé urbaine -- New York (État) -- New York | Minorités -- Santé et hygiène -- New York (État) -- New York | MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment | MEDICAL -- Epidemiology | Environmental justice | Urban health | New York (State) -- New York | Gesundheitswesen | Strukturschwaches Gebiet | Umweltpolitik | New York (N.Y.) | ENVIRONMENT/Environmental Politics & Policy | ENVIRONMENT/GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Noxious New York.DDC classification: 614.4/27471 LOC classification: GE235.N7 | S94 2007ebNLM classification: 2008 N-243 | WA 380Online resources: Click here to access online
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Machine generated contents note: Introduction : environmental justice in a moment of danger -- 1. What's old is new : public health and planning as historical antecedents to New York City's environmental justice activism -- 2. New York City environmental justice campaigns : stigma, blight, and the politics of race and pollution -- 3. Childhood asthma in New York City : the politics of gender, race, and recognition -- 4. racial geography of New York City garbage : local and global trash politics -- 5. Power to the people? : deregulation and environmental justice energy activism -- 6. promise and the peril or, can community-based environmental justice initiatives reintegrate planning and public health in the urban environment?
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: 'Noxious New York' examines the culture, politics, and history of the movement for environmental justice in New York City, tracking activism in four neighborhoods on issues of public health, garbage, and energy systems in the context of privatisation, deregulation, and globalisation.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-268) and index.

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'Noxious New York' examines the culture, politics, and history of the movement for environmental justice in New York City, tracking activism in four neighborhoods on issues of public health, garbage, and energy systems in the context of privatisation, deregulation, and globalisation.

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Machine generated contents note: Introduction : environmental justice in a moment of danger -- 1. What's old is new : public health and planning as historical antecedents to New York City's environmental justice activism -- 2. New York City environmental justice campaigns : stigma, blight, and the politics of race and pollution -- 3. Childhood asthma in New York City : the politics of gender, race, and recognition -- 4. racial geography of New York City garbage : local and global trash politics -- 5. Power to the people? : deregulation and environmental justice energy activism -- 6. promise and the peril or, can community-based environmental justice initiatives reintegrate planning and public health in the urban environment?

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