CULTIVATING JUST PLANNING AND LEGAL INSTITUTIONS : A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL FARM STRUGGLE IN LOS ANGELES CLARA IRAZÁBAL Columbia University

@inproceedings{PUNJA2009CULTIVATINGJP,
  title={CULTIVATING JUST PLANNING AND LEGAL INSTITUTIONS : A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL FARM STRUGGLE IN LOS ANGELES CLARA IRAZ{\'A}BAL Columbia University},
  author={ANITA PUNJA},
  year={2009}
}
  • ANITA PUNJA
  • Published 2009
The South Central Farm (SCF) in Los Angeles was a 14-acre urban farm in one of the highest concentrations of impoverished residents in the county. It was destroyed in July 2006. This article analyzes its epic as a landscape of resistance to discriminatory legal and planning practices. It then presents its creation and maintenance as an issue of environmental justice, and argues that there was a substantive rationale on the basis of environmental justice and planning ethics that should have… CONTINUE READING

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