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Environmental Justice Essay Collection

These essays were submitted by faculty in preparation for the InTeGrate Environmental Justice workshop in April 2013.


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Some of us are more "in it" than others
Deborah Jackson, Earlham College
Deborah Jackson, , Earlham College In Southwestern Ontario, just across the St. Clair River from Michigan's "Thumb" region, is the largest concentration of petrochemical plants, refineries, and ...

Identifying the Spatial Injustice of the Environment
Andrew Scholl, Wittenberg University
Andrew Scholl, , Wittenberg University Trained as a physical geographer I came to the issue of Environmental Justice when I started teaching a 100 level Environment and Society course. This is a general education ...

Building Partnerships for Educational Activities in Environmental Justice Communities
Herb Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Herb Wang, , University of Wisconsin-Madison Environmental Justice (EJ) is a topic that lends itself well to the goal of civic engagement. In 2007 I gave a presentation titled "Incorporating Social Justice ...

Calculating Costs: Economic and Environmental Justice in Urban Geography
Christopher Cusack, Keene State College
Christopher Cusack, Keene State College Environmental justice stands as one of the great challenges of the 21st century. In community after community, the juxtaposition of wealth and poverty and of clean versus ...

Global Corporate Social Responsibility
Julie Rothbardt, Monmouth College
Dr. Julie Rothbardt, Department of Political Economy and Commerce, Monmouth College Defining CSR Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been defined by interest groups, organizations, and academicians in ...

Teaching Environmental Justice with Rhetorical Theory: Ecofeminist Wayfinding, Emplacement, and Agency
Lisa Phillips, Illinois State University
Lisa L. Phillips, , Illinois State University Thus far I have experienced environmental justice pedagogy as a student more than as a teacher. As a graduate student in English Studies with a focus on rhetorical ...

Close Reading–and Close Writing–Environmental Justice
Amanda Hagood, Hendrix College
Amanda Hagood, Hendrix College Close Reading—and Close Writing—Environmental Justice As an English teacher equally concerned about the health of our global ecosystem and committed to the concept of ...

Environmental Justice in Energy and Water Studies
Karen Berger, University of Rochester
Karen Berger, University of Rochester My first exposure to environmental justice was when I co-taught a course by that name as an undergraduate student through the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social ...

From Politics and Policy to Place-based Inquiry and Globalization
Richard Kujawa, Saint Michaels College
Richard Kujawa, Saint Michaels College Probably the most important background to this essay is that I am a broadly trained Human and Environmental Geographer. I work at a small Liberal Arts College in a beautiful ...

A Science Writing Seminar on Geology and Justice
Jill Schneiderman, Vassar College
Jill S. Schneiderman, , Vassar College I taught my first multidisciplinary "Earth System and Environmental Justice" course in 1997 after winning a National Science Foundation Curriculum Development Grant ...

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