Environmental concern, race and socio-economic status in post-apartheid South Africa, 1996-2006

@inproceedings{Beckett2013EnvironmentalCR,
  title={Environmental concern, race and socio-economic status in post-apartheid South Africa, 1996-2006},
  author={Sean Beckett},
  year={2013}
}
This thesis examines longitudinally the nature of environmental concern in post-apartheid South Africa. During the years of colonialism and apartheid, environmental policy making and implementation was characterised by environmental racism that focused on ecocentric notions of nature conservation and protection, to the exclusion of black, coloured and Asian South Africans. The post-apartheid government has attempted to rectify the exclusion of black people from environmental rights, by… CONTINUE READING

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