Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Local Garbage in a Global Controversy part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
This is a role-playing activity about the dioxin debate between Dr. Barry Commoner and Dr. Robert Brown about the resource recovery plant in Ames, Iowa, and the Nunavut Inuit. It addresses issues of environmental justice, risk assessment, and ideology in relation to the management of solid waste.
Creating Empathy for People in Difficult Environmental Situations part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
Angie Gumm, Friends University As an adjunct, I have had a limited opportunity so far to teach classes with a large environmental justice emphasis. The biggest opportunity was at Iowa State University, teaching ...