This book discusses whether and to what extent there are widespread injustices and inequities caused by the distribution of environmental hazards in America today.
"The timely efforts of Mr. Bowen provides a useful resource for students and researchers who want to deepen their understanding of the issues surrounding environmental justice. Also, every policy maker interested in strengthening arguments in favor of laws that reduce the apparent disproportionate health impact on certain communities should find this book a helpful tool.-- Environmental Law."
"I think this is an important book for the way it lays out the social science resaerch model and applies it to critique the literature." -- Public Administration Review, July/August 2002