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Exploring EI in Belgium: a New Theoretical and Empirical Way to Deal with Environmental Conflicts in Urban Areas?

Lejeune, Zoé;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2013
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
Environmental Inequalities (EI) –the unequal distribution of environmental goods and ‘bads’ among space and population– are a field of research at the crossroads of political science, socio-legal studies, and urban research. Unlike US Environmental Justice movement, environmental inequalities are not seen by actors, or studied, as a specific frame for action and collective mobilisation in Belgium in environmental matters. Environmental conflicts are however numerous in urban areas in Belgium where industrial activities and housing cohabit. In this paper, I introduce the topic of environmental inequalities in Belgium and analyse the unequal consequences of urban ...
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free text keywords: : Political science, public administration & international relations [Law, criminology & political science], : Sciences politiques, administration publique & relations internationales [Droit, criminologie & sciences politiques], Law, criminology & political science, Political science, public administration & international relations, Droit, criminologie & sciences politiques, Sciences politiques, administration publique & relations internationales
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