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Liberation Science: Putting Science to Work for Social and Environmental Justice By Steven H. Emerman et al.
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Liberation Science is the practice of using the knowledge and methods of science to solve the social and environmental problems faced by the poor. Liberation Science can address these problems... More > because it has been freed from the flawed scientific paradigms that are linked to the flawed social paradigms of nationalism and capitalism. Three themes of Liberation Science are: 1) The definition of an ecosystem becomes both more expansive and more holistic to include humans, cultural practices, and the built environment, together with the possibility that an ecosystem could mimic the behavior of a single organism. 2) The logic and methods of science are made available to ordinary people, empowering them to understand the ecologies of their own communities. 3) Science becomes open to complementary philosophical approaches that draw upon cultural and spiritual traditions of particular regions or communities.< Less
Liberation Science: Putting Science to Work for Social and Environmental Justice By Steven H. Emerman et al.
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Liberation Science is the practice of using the knowledge and methods of science to solve the social and environmental problems faced by the poor. Liberation Science can address these problems... More > because it has been freed from the flawed scientific paradigms that are linked to the flawed social paradigms of nationalism and capitalism. Three themes of Liberation Science are: 1) The definition of an ecosystem becomes both more expansive and more holistic to include humans, cultural practices, and the built environment, together with the possibility that an ecosystem could mimic the behavior of a single organism. 2) The logic and methods of science are made available to ordinary people, empowering them to understand the ecologies of their own communities. 3) Science becomes open to complementary philosophical approaches that draw upon cultural and spiritual traditions of particular regions or communities.< Less
Ralston, S. (2010). Dewey and Leopold on the Limits of Environmental Justice. Philosophical Frontiers, 5, 1, 85-107. By Shane Ralston
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Environmental justice refers to many things: a global activist movement, local groups that struggle to redress the inequitable distribution of environmental goods (and bads), especially as they... More > affect minority communities, as well as a vast body of interdisciplinary scholarship documenting and motivating these movements. In the past three decades, scholarly debates over what environmental justice requires have been dominated by a discourse of rights. While this rights talk is unlikely to disappear, I argue for an alternative framing of environmental justice issues in terms of two ethics. These paired ethics are inspired by two American thinkers, one who was specifically concerned with ecological matters and the other less so, but equally devoted to elaborating the advantages of experimental problem-solving: Aldo Leopold and John Dewey, respectively.< Less
Thesis - The Square Mile City: Environmental and Social Equity through Proximity By Todd Levon Brown
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This project was published as part of the requirement for the Master of Architecture degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. An unfinished work, it explores the possibilities of high-density... More > urban planning with an agenda of environmental justice and social equity.< Less
Thesis - The Square Mile City: Environmental and Social Equity through Proximity By Todd Levon Brown
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This project was published as part of the requirement for the Master of Architecture degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. An unfinished work, it explores the possibilities of high-density... More > urban planning with an agenda of environmental justice and social equity.< Less
Dictionary of International Justice, Peace and sustainable development. Key terms and phrases By Joseph Bemba
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This dictionary gathers a list of key terms and phrases used in international justice as per the applicable international and regional legal texts: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes,... More > crimes of genocide, crimes of aggression and other violations of the International Humanitarian Law. As a legal and educational tool, this book has the ambition to make accessible to all -lawyers or not, legal experts or non-experts and everyday laymen-, the sometimes “geeky” vocabulary of international justice, in order to better understand what it does and what is at stake. This dictionary also concerns the interrelated concepts of peace, sustainable development and the related notions of democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms, rule of Law, good governance and environmental protection.< Less
OTREC-RR-12-14 By Ellen Bassett, Andree Tremoulet, Allison Moe
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This research project consists of an investigation of responses to homeless encampments on rights-of-way owned by Departments of Transportation (DOTs). While DOTs are not housing or social service... More > agencies, their role as major public landowners involves them in dealing with the consequences of homelessness. The research goals included analyzing the prevalence of the problem, documenting how DOTs are responding, and culling from this data information that could be used as a basis for creating a best practices guide. The research included a single mixed-methods, in-depth case study, electronic surveys of practitioners and follow-up interviews. Products consist of two reports (included as appendices to this document): A Case Study of the Baldock Rest Area and Homeless Encampments on Public Right-of-Way: A Planning and Best Practices Guide.< Less
OTREC-RR-12-14 By Ellen Bassett, Andree Tremoulet, Allison Moe
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This research project consists of an investigation of responses to homeless encampments on rights-of-way owned by Departments of Transportation (DOTs). While DOTs are not housing or social service... More > agencies, their role as major public landowners involves them in dealing with the consequences of homelessness. The research goals included analyzing the prevalence of the problem, documenting how DOTs are responding, and culling from this data information that could be used as a basis for creating a best practices guide. The research included a single mixed-methods, in-depth case study, electronic surveys of practitioners and follow-up interviews. Products consist of two reports (included as appendices to this document): A Case Study of the Baldock Rest Area and Homeless Encampments on Public Right-of-Way: A Planning and Best Practices Guide.< Less
Natural Disaster, Manmade Disaster By Elizabeth Leonard
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This book was created as an Environmental Studies senior thesis at Vassar College. It includes a collection of photos taken in New Orleans and Biloxi in January, 2006, as well as a written... More > exploration of environmental justice and the control of nature following Hurricane Katrina.< Less
Natural Disaster, Manmade Disaster By Elizabeth Leonard
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This book was created as an Environmental Studies senior thesis at Vassar College. It includes a collection of photos taken in New Orleans and Biloxi in January, 2006, as well as a written... More > exploration of environmental justice and the control of nature following Hurricane Katrina.< Less