The Impact of Race on Environmental Quality: An Empirical and Theoretical Discussion

  title={The Impact of Race on Environmental Quality: An Empirical and Theoretical Discussion},
  author={Raquel Pinderhughes},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  pages={231 - 248}
  • Raquel Pinderhughes
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Perspectives
  • The toxic pollution problem is composed of several interrelated parts which are involved in the process of production, use, and disposal of chemicals and products considered necessary for society. Each day, millions of pounds of toxic chemicals are used, stored, disposed of, and transported in and out of communities throughout the United States. Most Americans assume that pollution and other environmental hazards are problems faced equally by everyone in our society. But a growing body of… CONTINUE READING
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