Equity and the Environment

Equity and the Environment

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Over the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that equity issues relating to environmental concerns need to receive greater attention in academia - not just among activists, and not just as the focus of courses on environmental ethics.As it is, policy is rarely flexible enough to encompass the level of heterogeneity found in northern sociala¬Ä¬ďecological systems (Bolshakov aamp; Klokov, 2000; Zena#39;ko, 2004). ... Reindeer herders do not expect to dictate where and on what schedule development goes ahead, but ... Unless young people see a future in it, the Yamal tundra, not unlike any other place, is doomed to be gradually depopulated .

Title:Equity and the Environment
Author:William R. Freudenburg, Robert C. Wilkinson (Ph. D.)
Publisher:Elsevier - 2008-01


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