Environmental justice and natural resource extraction: intersections of power, equity and access

  title={Environmental justice and natural resource extraction: intersections of power, equity and access},
  author={Stephanie A. Malin and Stacia S. Ryder and Mariana Galv{\~a}o Lyra},
  journal={Environmental Sociology},
  pages={109 - 116}
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