SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM

Session 111: Neoliberal Globalization and Environmental Injustice
Room: York Suite

Sponsors: Environment and Technology
Global

Organizer &

Presider: Nikhil Deb, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Description:  The session has a number of papers highlighting the nexus between neoliberal globalization and environmental/climate injustice. It has both case-study and quantitative research evidences (Such as in Latin America and North America) critical to understanding the environmental (in)justice issues we face today within and outside the U.S.

Papers:

“Power, Violence and Environmental Conflict: 21st Century Coal Transition in Colombia,” Tamra L. Gilbertson, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

“Landscapes of Destruction, Landscapes of Waste: The Production of Enviro-racialized Landscapes as Strategies of Capital Accumulation and Processes of Bodily Dispossessions,” Christopher Oliver, Tulane University and Victor Torres Velez, Hostos Community College

“Dumping in Dixie Revisited: Spatial Clustering of Toxic Releases in the U.S., 1987-2017,” Tanesha A. Thomas, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“The Effects of Structural Features of the Trade of Natural Resources on Environmental Degradation,” Danielle J. Vesia, University of California, Irvine

“Constructing a Sustainable Food System? Alternative Food Networks in Buenos Aires, Argentina,” Isaac Leslie, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Clara Craviotti, National Scientific and Technical Research Council