Chapter 7. Environmental Racism: Inequality in a Toxic World

  1. Mary Romero and
  2. Eric Margolis
  1. David Naguib Pellow

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch8

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

How to Cite

Pellow, D. N. (2005) Environmental Racism: Inequality in a Toxic World, in The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (eds M. Romero and E. Margolis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231547

Online ISBN: 9780470996973

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Keywords:

  • environmental racism;
  • inequality;
  • toxic world;
  • natural resources;
  • theories of race

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theories of Race

  • Breaking Disciplinary Boundaries, New Methodologies

  • Studies of Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice Struggles

  • Place-specific explanations of environmental racism/inequality

  • Macro-level explanations for environmental inequality

  • New Directions: Beyond Facility Siting Conflicts

  • Conclusion