Reconceiving Environmental Justice: Global Movements And Political Theories

@article{Schlosberg2004ReconceivingEJ,
  title={Reconceiving Environmental Justice: Global Movements And Political Theories},
  author={David Schlosberg},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={517 - 540}
}
  • D. Schlosberg
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Political Science
  • Environmental Politics
While calls for ‘environmental justice’ have grown recently, very little attention has been paid to exactly what the ‘justice’ of environmental justice refers to, particularly in the realm of social movement demands. Most understandings of environmental justice refer to the issue of equity, or the distribution of environmental ills and benefits. But defining environmental justice as equity is incomplete, as activists, communities, and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) call for much more… 

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