Episode 4: Environmental Justice on the Hamilton Waterfront
The typical model of the environmental justice literature has focused on cases in which local communities fought to have government recognize their neighbourhoods as environmentally hazardous and fix the problem. Ken Cruikshank and Nancy Bouchier’s research on the environmental history of the Hamilton, Ontario waterfront since 1955 turns this story around by looking at who determines the environmental health of a community.
Also, we speak with Graeme Wynn and Emily Jane Davis about NiCHE’s Forest History Cluster.
Emily Jane Davis
Cruikshank, Ken and Nancy B. Bouchier,’It doesn’t bother me…’: Local neighbourhoods, planners and the meaning of environmental justice in an industrial city, 1955-2000′ presented at the Quelques arpents de neige workshop on 12 December 2008 Fletcher, T
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The Beach, Hamilton, Canada. Credit: Toronto Public Library. Publisher: Cloke and Son, Publisher, Hamilton, Accession No. PC-ON 763
Kheraj, Sean. “Episode 4: Environmental Justice on the Hamilton Waterfront.” Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History Podcast. 16 March 2009.
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