Week 4

Readings

  1. Robert Bullard. 1993. Anatomy of environmental racism and the environmental justice movement. Pp 97-105 in R. Scott Frey (ed) The Environment and Society Reader. Boston: Allyn. In Canvas.
  2. Edward Abbey. 1968. Desert Solitaire (“Polemic: Industrial tourism and the national parks”). NY: Bantam. In Canvas.
  3. E.O. Wilson. 2003. The Future of Life. NY: Vintage (chapter 6, ‘For the love of life’).

Optional:

  • Renee Skelton and Vernice Miller. 2006. The Environmental Justice Movement. Natural Resources Defense Council. (multiple pages, use the links)
  • Ron Arnold. 1996. Overcoming ideology. In A Wolf in the Garden: The Land Rights Movement and the New Environmental Debate. (Edited by P. Brick R. McGreggor Cawley). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Lecture pages

  1. Ethics
  2. Wise use vs Arnold’s view of environmentalism
  3. Points on the ethical spectrum
  4. Historical timeline (events of note)
  5. Environmental racism
  6. Property

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