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Environmental Justice: Grassroots Activism And Its Impact On Public Policy Decision Making, Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson Aug 2000

Environmental Justice: Grassroots Activism And Its Impact On Public Policy Decision Making, Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson

Glenn S Johnson

A growing body of evidence reveals that people of color and low-income persons have borne greater environmental and health risks than the society at large in their neighborhoods, workplace, and playgrounds. Over the last decade or so, grassroots activists have attempted to change the way government implements environmental, health, and civil rights laws. Grassroots groups have organized, educated, and empowered themselves to improve the way government regulations and environmental policies are administered. A new movement emerged in opposition to environmental racism and environmenttal injustice. Over the last decades or so, grassroots activists have had some success in changing the way ...


"There's A Reason It's Called Social Security: Getting The Facts Straight, Viewing Social Security Calmly, Max Skidmore May 2000

"There's A Reason It's Called Social Security: Getting The Facts Straight, Viewing Social Security Calmly, Max Skidmore

Max J. Skidmore

No abstract provided.


Releasing The Fetters: Parties And The Mobilization Of The African-American Electorate, Peter Wielhouwer Jan 2000

Releasing The Fetters: Parties And The Mobilization Of The African-American Electorate, Peter Wielhouwer

Peter W. Wielhouwer

One of the most important functions of political parties is mobilizing the electorate during campaigns in order to help the party and its candidates win elections. To this end, the parties seek out particular types of potential voters, and this research assesses the efforts of the parties to mobilize African-Americans. Using the 1952–96 American National Election Studies and the 1996 National Black Election Study, I examine long-term patterns of party canvassing, bivariate effects of the party canvass on voting rates, and effects of the parties' activities on black voters in 1996. The findings show that the overall contacting rate ...


The Westphalian Deferral, David Blaney, Naeem Inayatullah Dec 1999

The Westphalian Deferral, David Blaney, Naeem Inayatullah

David Blaney

No abstract provided.


Resource Security And The Canada-Us Pacific Salmon Dispute, Christopher Gore Dec 1999

Resource Security And The Canada-Us Pacific Salmon Dispute, Christopher Gore

Christopher D Gore

No abstract provided.


From Gatt To Wto, James Lutz Dec 1999

From Gatt To Wto, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


"Famine At The Feast: Funding Public Services In Missouri", Max Skidmore Dec 1999

"Famine At The Feast: Funding Public Services In Missouri", Max Skidmore

Max J. Skidmore

No abstract provided.


No Title, William D. Richardson, Ron Mcninch-Su, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

No Title, William D. Richardson, Ron Mcninch-Su, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


Traditionalists Versus Reconstructionists: The Case Of The Georgia State Flag, Part One, J. Michael Martinez, Ron Mcninch-Su, William D. Richardson Dec 1999

Traditionalists Versus Reconstructionists: The Case Of The Georgia State Flag, Part One, J. Michael Martinez, Ron Mcninch-Su, William D. Richardson

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


Traditionalist Perspectives On Confederate Symbols, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

Traditionalist Perspectives On Confederate Symbols, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


Graves, Worms, And Epitaphs: Confederate Monuments In The Southern Landscape, J. Michael Martinez, Robert M. Harris Dec 1999

Graves, Worms, And Epitaphs: Confederate Monuments In The Southern Landscape, J. Michael Martinez, Robert M. Harris

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


Introduction: Understanding The Debate Over Confederate Symbols, J. Michael Martinez, William D. Richardson Dec 1999

Introduction: Understanding The Debate Over Confederate Symbols, J. Michael Martinez, William D. Richardson

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


Emblems From The Southern Sky: Confederate Symbols And The Traditionalist-Reconstructionist Debate, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

Emblems From The Southern Sky: Confederate Symbols And The Traditionalist-Reconstructionist Debate, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


How To Lobby For An Issue, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

How To Lobby For An Issue, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


Understanding Political Ideologies, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

Understanding Political Ideologies, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


American Government: The Basics, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

American Government: The Basics, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming


The Federalist Papers And Legal Interpretation, J. Michael Martinez Dec 1999

The Federalist Papers And Legal Interpretation, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming.


What Has Eastern Europe Taught Us About The Democratisation Literature (And Vice Versa)?, Petr Kopecky, Cas Mudde Dec 1999

What Has Eastern Europe Taught Us About The Democratisation Literature (And Vice Versa)?, Petr Kopecky, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

The relationship between Eastern Europe and democratisation studies so far has been highly asymmetric. In contrast to the vast contribution, both in data and theory, of Eastern Europe to the democratisation literature, the latter has been of only modest use to the understanding of the democratisation processes in post communist Europe. Despite the growing number of empirically grounded assessments, most notably of degrees of democratic consolidation within East-Central Europe, there is still very little agreement on what exactly is democratic transition and consolidation or on what explains the seemingly widening gap between East-Central Europe on the one hand and the ...