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Urban and Industrial Environments

Addresses questions arising from the intersection of environment and urban and industrial organization, including issues of technology, landscape, and social organization.

Stories and Strategies for Change
Balancing Development and the Environment in Vietnam
Citizens and Experts in Louisiana's Chemical Corridor Disputes
Reworking Nature in New York City
Development in an Unequal World
Policy, Globalization, and Economic Restructuring in the Semiconductor Industry

An examination of the environmental and economic implications of the computer microchip industry's exodus from California's Silicon Valley to New Mexico, Virginia, Ireland, and Taiwan.

Exploring New Pathways for Change
The Organization of an Industrial Crisis
Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century

Environmentalist and lawyer William Shutkin describes a new kind of environmental and social activism spreading across the nation, one that joins the pursuit of environmental quality with that of civic health and sustainable local economies.

Toward a Sustainable Materials Policy
The Case of Mexico City

The heart of the book is the story of what happened when residents of Mexico City's Ajusco settlements fought relocation by proposing that the areas be transformed into productive ecology settlements.

The Politics of Health in a Toxic Culture

Reflecting a diversity of voices and critical perspectives, the essays in this book range from critiques of traditional thinking and practices to strategies for shifting public consciousness to create healthy communities.

Improving the Environmental Track Record of Universities, Colleges, and Other Institutions
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