Confronting Environmental Racism: Voices from the Grassroots

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Edited by Robert D. Bullard

South End Press

1993

SKU: 9780896084469

 

Leading scholars, environmental leaders, and social justice activists of the environmental justice movement expose how people of color in urban and rural areas are the most likely victims of industrial dumping, toxic landfills, uranium mining, and dangerous waste incinerators.

Robert D. Bullard is a Ware Professor of Sociology and Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. As an environmental sociologist, he has conducted research and written extensively on environmental justice, urban land use, transportation, urban sprawl, smart growth, community development, minority health, training, industrial facility siting, environmental quality and housing issues for over two decades. Prior to joining the CAU faculty in 1994, he was a professor of sociology at the University of California, Riverside and visiting professor in the Center for African-American Studies at UCLA. He is the co-editor with Glenn S. Johnson of Just Transportation: Dismantling Race and Class Barriers to Mobility (New Society Publishers, 1997). He is co-editor with Glenn S. Johnson and Angel O. Torres of Sprawl City: Race, Politics, and Planning in Atlanta (Island Press, 2000). He is co-editor with Julian Agyeman and Bob Evans of Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World (Earthscan/MIT Press, 2002).