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Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality

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Third Edition • March 1, 2000 • 256 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$52.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

To be poor, working-class, or a person of color in the United States often means bearing a disproportionate share of the country’s environmental problems. Starting with the premise that all Americans have a basic right to live in a healthy environment, Dumping in Dixie chronicles the efforts of five African American communities,…