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Title Technoscience and environmental justice : expert cultures in a grassroots movement / edited by Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin Cohen ; afterword by Kim Fortun.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 298 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Urban and industrial environments
Urban and industrial environments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Forging Environmentally Just Expertise: 1. Who Are the Experts of Environmental Health Justice? / Scott Frickel; 2. From Science-Based Legal Advocacy to Community Organizing: Opportunities and Obstacles to Transforming Patterns of Expertise and Access / Karen Hoffman; 3. Toxic Transformations: Constructing Online Audiences for Environmental Justice / Jason Delborne and Wyatt Galusky; 4. Experts, Ethics, and Environmental Justice: Communicating and Contesting Results from Personal Exposure Science / Rachel Morello-Frosch [and others]; 5. Middle-out Social Change: Expert-Led Development Interventions in Sri Lanka's Energy Sector / Dean Nieusma -- Part II. Extending Just Transformations of Expert Practice: 6. Invisible People, Invisible Risks: How Scientific Assessments of Environmental Health Risks Overlook Minorities--and How Community Participation Can Make Them Visible / Maria Powell and Jim Powell; 7. Risk Assessment and Native Americans at the Cultural Crossroads: Making Better Science or Redefining Health? / Jaclyn R. Johnson and Darren J. Ranco; 8. Uneven Transformations and Environmental Justice: Regulatory Science, Street Science, and Pesticide Regulation in California / Raoul S. Liévanos, Jonathan K. London and Julie Sze; 9. Rupturing Engineering Education: Opportunities for Transforming Expert Identities through Community-Based Projects / Gwen Ottinger -- Afterword: working "faultlines' / Kim Fortum.
Summary This book argues that the environmental justice movement has also begun to transform science and engineering. The chapters present case studies of technical experts' encounters with environmental justice and activists and issues.
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Subject Technology -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Science -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Environmental justice -- Case studies.
Environmental health -- Case studies.
Environmental policy -- Citizen participation -- Case studies.
Environmental policy -- Decision making -- Case studies.
Indexed Term ENVIRONMENT/General
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies.
Added Author Ottinger, Gwen.
Cohen, Benjamin R.
Other Form: Print version: Technoscience and environmental justice. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011 9780262015790 (DLC) 2010048351 (OCoLC)692084754
ISBN 9780262298407 (electronic bk.)
0262298406 (electronic bk.)
9780262015790 (hbk.)
026201579X (hbk.)
9780262516181 (pbk.)
0262516187 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9786613258687