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Title: Race, Class, Gender, and American Environmentalism PDF
Url: http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/gtr534.pdf
Creator: Taylor, Dorceta E.
Publisher: Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
Description: This new report from the US Department of Agriculture's Forest Service focuses on environmentalism and different groups of people. "The paper posits that race, class, and gender had profound effects on people's environmental experiences, and consequently their activism and environmental discourses." The report details the history of the environmental movement, focusing on more than the dominant perspective. Four "major pathways of environmental activism" are identified and discussed in terms of race, class, and gender. All 60 pages can be downloaded in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmentalism. Green movement
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Social legislation -- Labor law -- Labor standards -- Employment and dismissal -- Discrimination in employment and its prevention -- Particular groups -- Sex discrimination
Social sciences -- The family. Marriage. Women -- The Family. Marriage. Woman -- Women. Feminism -- Feminist theory -- Ecofeminism
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Biology
Ecology
Geography -- Environmental management
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-09-09 19:19:35 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-09-09 19:19:35 (W3C-DTF)
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