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Interstitial EP019

Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
by Julie Sze

Reflecting on recent struggles—from Standing Rock and Flint to mobilizations in California’s Central Valley and in New Orleans and Puerto Rico following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Maria—Julie Sze explores how organizers and movements fight and create in the face of environmental and social violence. What can they teach us?

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TITLE
Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
AUTHOR
Julie Sze
PUBLISHER
University of California Press
PAGES
160
PUBLICATION DATE
January 2020

Julie Sze is Professor of American Studies and Founding Director of the Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Davis. She has authored and edited three books and numerous articles on environmental justice and inequality, culture and environment, and urban and community health and activism. Sze works in collaboration with environmental scientists, engineers, social scientists, humanists and community based organizers on a wide range of research projects in California, New York, and China.

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