Module 6: NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) and Siting DecisionsNov 4- Topic: Environmental Justice Goals: What is the environmental justice movement, and what role can it play in siting decisions? From the Beder reading, you should understand the theories driving the Environmental Justice movement. From the Murphy-Greene reading, you should understand the Environmental Justice movement here in the U.S.Readings: Selection from Chp 4: The Equity Principle (pages 70-84). In Environmental Principles and Policies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction, by Sharon Beder.Selection from Chp 22: Environmental Justice: A Global Perspective, by Celeste Murphy-Greene. (pages 473-478). In Handbook of Globalization and the Environment, Khi V. Thai, Dianne Rahm, and Jerrell D. Coggburn, Eds.Assignment: Rough Draft due by email by the end of todayNov 7- Topic: Environmental RacismGoals: Why does Bullard think race is a determining factor in siting decisions? How does this relate to the environmental justice movement?Reading: Chp 3: Dispute Resolution and Toxics: Case Studies.
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