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by Melissa Checker

Author: Melissa Checker
Subcategory: Engineering
Language: English
Publisher: NYU Press; 8/31/05 edition (August 1, 2005)
Pages: 275 pages
Category: Engineering and Transport
Rating: 4.4
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Home Browse Books Book details, Polluted Promises: Environmental Racism and the. Melissa Checker's absorbing story is a portrait of America. Checker is doing public anthropology for social justice. Carol Stack, author of All Our Kin.

Melissa Checker (PhD NYU, 2002) is a member of the Urban Studies Department at Queens College

Melissa Checker (PhD NYU, 2002) is a member of the Urban Studies Department at Queens College.

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Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities. Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and local justice.

Melissa Checker tells the story of one such neighborhood, Hyde Park, in Augusta, Georgia, and the tenacious activism of its two hundred African American families. This community, at one time surrounded by nine polluting industries, is struggling to make their voices heard and their community safe again. Association for Humanist Sociology 2007 Book Award co-winner.

Association for Humanist Sociology 2007 Book Award co-winnerJulian . Polluted Promises shows that even in the post-civil rights era, race an. .

Association for Humanist Sociology 2007 Book Award co-winnerJulian Steward Award 2006 Runner-Up!Over the past two decades, environmental racism has become the .Melissa Checker tells the story of one such neighborhood, Hyde Park, in Augusta, Georgia, and the tenacious activism of its two hundred African American families. Polluted Promises shows that even in the post-civil rights era, race and class are still key factors in determining the politics of pollution. eISBN: 978-0-8147-7241-6.

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