There's something in the water : environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities

Book
Published 2018
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Summary:

In There's something in the water, Ingrid R.G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities as a case study.

ISBN:
9781773630571
Description:
x, 173 pages ; 23 cm
Other Title:
There is something in the water
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-162) and index.
Issued also in electronic format.
Contents:
The environmental noxiousness, racial inequities and community health project
A history of violence : Indigenous and Black conquest, dispossession & genocide in settler colonial nations
Re-thinking waste : mapping racial geographies of violence on the colonial landscape
Not in my backyard : the politics of race, place & waste in Nova Scotia
Sacrificial lives : how environmental racism gets under the skin
Narratives of resistance, mobilizing & activism in the fight against environmental racism in Nova Scotia
The road up ahead.
LCCN:
2018377216
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