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By JoAnn Carmin, Julian Agyeman

This ebook is a shining instance of engaged scholarship. Carmin and Agyeman objective to enhance our knowing of, and skill to behave upon, environmental inequalities all over the world, and so they do so twofold target properly. In my box of city and local making plans, the function of associations that the ebook highlights is more and more key, and that i see this e-book as an outstanding contribution to my box in addition to to sociology, political technological know-how, anthropology, overseas stories, ethnic stories, and environmental future health experiences. -- Keith Pezzoli , city experiences and making plans application, college of California, San Diego

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Diederichs, Nicci. 2008. Community Reforestation Project Proposal. Report prepared for eThekwini Municipality. Dikeç, Mustafa. 2001. Justice and the spatial imagination. Environment & Planning A 33(10):1785–1805. Economic Development Unit. 2008. Economic Development Strategy 2008: Hands of Prosperity. Durban: EThekwini Municipality. Environmental Management Department. d. State of the Environment Report: 2003/2004 Municipal Financial Year. Durban: EThekwini Municipality. Ethekwini Municipality.

Young, Iris Marion. 1990. Justice and the Politics of Difference. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 3 Learning from the Quest for Environmental Justice in the Niger River Delta Max Stephenson Jr. and Lisa A. Schweitzer The peoples of the Niger River Delta have been engaged in ongoing struggles to secure some measure of genuine development from the continued oil production in their territory (Okonta and Douglas 2001) despite the ecological degradation that accompanies those processes (Moffatt and Linden 1995).

3 Learning from the Quest for Environmental Justice in the Niger River Delta Max Stephenson Jr. and Lisa A. Schweitzer The peoples of the Niger River Delta have been engaged in ongoing struggles to secure some measure of genuine development from the continued oil production in their territory (Okonta and Douglas 2001) despite the ecological degradation that accompanies those processes (Moffatt and Linden 1995). Many analysts, who have examined the environmental pollution of the Delta and the role of petroleum exploration and production in that process, have concluded that more just outcomes could be achieved with more transparent and accountable governance in Nigeria itself.

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