Persistent Environmental Injustices: Multiscalar Perspectives

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Hazards, Risks, and Disasters Specialty Group, Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group, Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/8/2020
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:15 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom 1, Sheraton, IM Pei Tower, Second Floor Level
Organizers: Timothy Collins, Jayajit Chakraborty
Chairs: Sara Grineski


This paper session includes presentations of innovative environmental justice analyses by leading scholars from geography and sociology. Papers focus an array of environmental health hazards and axes of social inequality across multiple scales in the US and India.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Timothy Collins*, University of Utah, Sara Grineski, University of Utah, Shawna Nadybal, University of Utah, Environmental injustice, white privilege, and the boomerang effect: A comparative, U.S. national study of neighborhood-level disparities in fine particulate matter and ozone pollution 15 8:00 AM
Presenter Sara Grineski*, University of Utah, Timothy Collins, University of Utah, Ricardo Rubio, University of Utah, Roger Renteria, University of Utah, Multigenerational Immigrant Trajectories and Exposure to Air Pollution in the US 15 8:15 AM
Presenter Shawna Nadybal*, University of Utah, Geography, Dr. Timothy Collins, University of Utah, Geography, Dr. Sara Grineski, University of Utah, Sociology, A Distributive Environmental Justice Analysis of Light Pollution in the Contiguous United States 15 8:30 AM
Presenter Jayajit Chakraborty*, University of Texas - El Paso, Unequal Proximity to Environmental Health Risks: An Intersectional Analysis of the Disabled Population in Houston, Texas 15 8:45 AM
Presenter Pratyusha Basu*, University of Texas at El Paso, Jayajit Chakraborty, University of Texas-El Paso, Beyond Regulation: Hazardous Industrial Wastes and Environmental Justice in India 15 9:00 AM

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