Environmental Justice in Cuba: The Use of Degrowth Policies for Sustainable Development Karen Bell School for Policy Studi...
EJ Origins and Development
What is Environmental Justice? <ul><li>Contested concept.  </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Distributive' justice – the equal distribut...
<ul><li>Causes of Environmental Injustice </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination?  (Bullard, 1983; 1994; 2007; PinderHughes, 199...
 
 
Environmental Justice in Cuba?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Karen Bell: Environmental Justice in Cuba: The Use of Degrowth Policies for Sustainable Development

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Presentation at the STEPS Conference 2010 - Pathways to Sustainability: Agendas for a new politics of environment, development and social justice

http://www.steps-centre.org/events/stepsconference2010.html

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Karen Bell: Environmental Justice in Cuba: The Use of Degrowth Policies for Sustainable Development

  1. 1. Environmental Justice in Cuba: The Use of Degrowth Policies for Sustainable Development Karen Bell School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol
  2. 2. EJ Origins and Development
  3. 3. What is Environmental Justice? <ul><li>Contested concept. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Distributive' justice – the equal distribution of environmental ‘goods and bads’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Procedural’ justice – meaningful participation in environmental decision-making processes </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Substantive’ justice – a healthy living and working environment </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Causes of Environmental Injustice </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination? (Bullard, 1983; 1994; 2007; PinderHughes, 1996; Center, 1996). </li></ul><ul><li>M arket efficiency? (Been, 1994; Lambert and Boerner, 1997) </li></ul><ul><li>Industrialisation? (Beck, 1992, 1995, 1999; Schnaiberg and Gould, 2000) </li></ul><ul><li>P ower inequalities? (Berry, 2003; Boyce, 2001; Pastor, 2001) </li></ul><ul><li>Political economy of capitalism? (McClintock, 1995; Marable, 1983; Pellow, 2007) </li></ul>
  5. 7. Environmental Justice in Cuba?

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