PANNA: Resource Pointer #310 (Broadening Environmental Movement)


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Resource Pointer #310 (Broadening Environmental Movement)
February 19, 2003

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Environmentalism Unbound: Exploring New Pathways for Change, 2002* Robert Gottlieb. Proposes a strategy for social and environmental change that involves broadening, reframing and linking the movements for environmental justice and pollution prevention. Three case studies examine small industry (dry cleaning) pollution prevention, common product (janitorial cleaning supplies) and workplace safety, and community and global food supply issues with an environmental lens. 414 pages. US$19.95. Contact MIT Press, Five Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142; phone (617) 253-5646; fax (617) 258-6779; email mitpress-orders@mit.edu; Web site http://mitpress.mit.edu/.

*From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement, 2001* Luke Cole and Sheila Foster. Describes the history of the environmental justice movement based on stories of communities where activist work against local corporate pollution transformed US environmental laws. Illustrates evidence and analyzes causes of environmental racism. 248 pages. US$19. Conact New York University Press, 838 Broadway 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003; phone (212) 998-2575; fax (212) 995-3833; email customerservice@nyupress.org; Web site http://www.nyupress.org/.

*Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements, 2001* Bill Moyer, JoAnn McAllister, Mary Lou Finley, and Steven Soifer. Provides theory and MAP (Movement Action Plan) model for understanding and analyzing social movements. Outlines different stages of social movements, different roles of activists, and strategic guidelines for activism in the 21st century. Includes case studies from civil rights, anti-nuclear energy, Central America, gay/lesbian, women's health, and globalization movements. 227pages. CAN$22.95, US$16.95. Contact New Society Publishers, P.O. Box 189, Gabriola Island, BC V0R 1X0, Canada; phone (250) 247-9737; fax (250) 247-7471; email info@newsociety.com; Web site http://www.newsociety.com/.

*The Simultaneous Policy: An Insider's Guide to Saving Humanity and the Planet, 2001* John Bunzl. Presents a democratic global governing policy model based on collaborative intergovernmental cooperation. The Simultaneous Policy (SP) is intended to replace corporate control of economic globalization with democratic, sustainable economic policies. Provides guide to promote SP nationally. 202 pages. UK$9.95. Contact International Simultaneous Policy Organisation, PO Box 26547, London SE3 7YT, UK; fax (44-20) 8460-2035; email info@simpol.org; Web site http://www.simpol.org/.

*Green of Another Color: Building Effective Partnerships between Foundations and the Environmental Justice Movement, 2001* Daniel Faber and Deborah McCarthy. Underlines the importance of funding the environmental justice movement. Recommends grantmaking practices, funding strategies and other resources to support environmental work. 88 pages. Contact Philanthropy and Environmental Justice Research Project, Department of Sociology, Northeastern University, 500 Holmes Hall, Boston, MA 02115; phone (617) 373-2686; fax (617) 373-2688; email SOCANTH@neu.edu; Web site http://www.casdn.neu.edu/~socant/.

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