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TITLE

Jobs and the Environment

AUTHOR

Produced by the Public Health Institute and the Labor Insitute

PUBLISHER

YEAR

1994

PAGES

190 (+appendices)

MEDIA

ORDER

853 Broadway, Rm 2014, New York NY 10003

LANGUAGE

BOOKSTORES

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ANNOTATION

This manual is a popular education manual that trains enviromental, community justice and labor activists to understand each other's concerns and to understand the basic economic forces producing the tensions between jobs and the environment. The manual focuses on analytical skills to increse the understanding of the reasons for the conflicts between economic, public health and environmental issues and why they often get expressed as tensions between peole whose jobs are at risk and their neighbors. The other focus is on training in leadership and democratic decision making skills that contribute to the empowerment of, and cooperation between, rank and file members of environmental, community justice and labor groups.

NOTES

NUMBER

8

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