Publications


1998 | 1999 | 2001 | 2002 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2009 | 2011 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017


Available below, and organized by year, are downloadable pdfs of NEJRC Publications and Executive Summaries.

2017
Environmental Justice and Farm Labor (Earthscan Food and Agriculture)

Written by, Becca Berkey

Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues facing farmers and laborers on farms; (2) how history and policy have impacted them; and (3) the opportunities and leverage points for change in improving justice outcomes.

2015
Just Farming: An Environmental Justice Perspective on the Capacity of Grassroots Organizations to Support the Rights of Organic Farmers and Laborers 

Written by, Becca Berkey

This report looks at how justice-related issues (such as pay, access to housing and health care) are impacting farmers and farmworkers on organic farms in the northeastern United States.  It also notes the role of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) in addressing these issues. Full Report Here. Executive Summary Here.

2014
Sustainable Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification: The Paradox Confronting the U.S. Environmental Justice Movement

Written by, Daniel Faber and Shelley McDonough Kimelberg

Featured on pages 72-92 in Uprooting Urban America: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Race, Class & Gentrification by Horace R. Hall, Cynthia Cole Robinson, and Amor Kohli. (New York: Peter Lang Publishers). Full Text Here.

2013
Sustainable Development in French Polynesia: Environmental and Cultural Challenges

Written by, Gabrielle Page

The purpose of this paper is to document the threats to environmental and cultural sustainability in French Polynesia in order to better understand the unique challenges of sustaining life in island environments today. Drawing lessons from this analysis, this paper will also discuss potential solutions and propose recommendations for the future. Full Report Here.

2011
Pastel Injustice: The Corporate Use of Pinkwashing for Profit

Written by, Amy Lubitow and Mia Davis

Featured on pages 132-144 in Environmental Justice, Vol. 4, No. 2. Portland State University: Portland, OR. Full Report Here.

2009
Capitalizing on Environmental Injustice: The Polluter-Industrial Complex in the Age of Globalization

Written by, Daniel Faber

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Enhancing Justice

Written by, Ronald Sandler and Tamara Garcia

Project on NanoEthics. Full Report Here.

 

Nanotechnology: The Social and Ethical Issues

Written by, Ronald Sandler

Woodrow Wilson Center Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. Full Report Here.

2007
Environmental Justice and Environmentalism: The Social Justice Challenge to the Environmental Movement

Written by, Ronald Sandler and Phaedra C. Pezzullo

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A More ‘Productive’ Environmental Justice Politics: Movement Alliances in Massachusetts for Clean Production and Regional Equity

Written by, Daniel Faber

Featured in Environmental Justice and Environmentalism: The Social Justice Challenge to the Environmental Movement. Click Here To Order Book.

 

The Imperfect Gift

Written by, Liz Galst

Featured on pages 64-69 in Plentymag. Full Report Here.

 

Nanotechnology and Social Context,” Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society,

Written by, Ronald Sandler

Featured in Environmental Justice and Environmentalism: The Social Justice Challenge to the Environmental Movement (MIT Press, 2007): 309-20. Download here: Nanotechnology and Social Context.

 

Nanotechnology and the Global Poor: United States Policy and International Collaborations

Written by, Rodrigues, R., Lodwick, T., Sandler, R., and Kay, W. D.,

Featured in Ethnical Proceedings of the 2007 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Vol. 1 (Nano Science and Technology Institute, 2007): 593-96. Download here: Nanotechnology and the Global Poor

2006
A More “Productive” Environmental Justice Politics: Movement Alliances in Massachusetts for Clean Production and Regional Equity

Written by Daniel Faber

pp. 135-164. Full text.

2005
Unequal Exposure to Ecological Hazards 2005: Environmental Injustices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Written by Daniel Faber and Eric Krieg

Please read the full 2005 Final Unequal Exposure Report and the 2005 Executive Summary.

 

The Proposed TBI, Inc., Recycling Facility and Solid Waste Transfer Station: A Report on Environmental Disparities in North Andover and the Merrimack Valley

Written by Daniel Faber

Produced by the Philanthropy and Environmental Justice Research Project, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (October 27, 2005).

 

Building a Transnational Environmental Justice Movement: Obstacles and Opportunities in the Age of Globalization

Written by Daniel Faber

Featured in Joe Bandy and Jackie Smith (eds.), Coalitions Across Borders: Negotiating Difference and Unity in Transnational Struggles Against Neoliberalism (New York: Roman & Littlefield, 2005).

 

Book Review: Foundations for Social Change: Critical Perspectives on Philanthropy and Popular Movements

Written Richard Magat

Featured in  Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Daniel Faber and Deborah McCarthy (eds.), Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Fall 2005. pp. 353-355. Full text.

2004
Brownfields Redevelopment: The Criteria for Environmental Justice and Public Participation (Cases from Worcester and Lawrence, Massachusetts)

Written by Lora Karaoglu

Published at Northeastern University, May 2004. Full text.

2002
Unequal Exposure to Ecological Hazards: Environmental Injustices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Written by Daniel Faber and Eric Krieg

Featured in Advancing Environmental Justice through Community-Based Participatory Research a special issue of Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol.110, (Supplement 2) (April 2002): pp. 277-288.

 

Solving Environmental Injustices in Massachusetts: Forging Greater Community Participation in the Planning Process

Written by Daniel Faber, Penn Loh, and James Jennings

Featured in Projections: MIT Journal of Planning, No.3 (2002): pp. 109-132.

 

A Revolution in Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development: The Political Ecology of Nicaragua

Written by Daniel Faber

Featured in John Byrne, Leigh Glover, and Cecilia Martinez (eds.), Environmental Justice: International Discourses in Political Economy, Energy and Environmental Policy (London: Transaction Book, 2002).

2001
Unequal Exposure to Ecological Hazards: Environmental Injustices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Written by Daniel Faber and Eric Krieg

Produced by the Philanthropy and Environmental Justice Research Project, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (January 9, 2001).

 

The Evolution of the Environmental Justice Movement in the United States: New Models for Democratic Decision-Making

Written by Daniel Faber and Deborah McCarthy

A special issue of Social Justice Research on “Applying Social Justice Research to Environmental Decision-Making,” edited by Geoff Syme and Ron Dillehay, Vol. 14, No. 4 (December 2001): pp. 405-421.

 

Green of Another Color: Building Effective Partnerships Between Foundations and the Environmental Justice Movement

Written by Daniel Faber and Deborah McCarthy

Published (April 10, 2001). Full text.

 

Neo-Liberalism, Globalization, and the Struggle for Ecological Democracy: Linking Sustainability and Environmental Justice

Written by Daniel Faber and Deborah McCarthy

Featured in Julian Agyeman, Robert Bullard, and Robert Evans (eds.), Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World (London: Earthscan Books).

 

The Nickel Hill Energy Project: An Analysis of Environmental Injustices in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts

Written by Daniel Faber

Produced by the Green Justice Research Collaborative, Northeastern University (May 9, 2001).

 

1999

 

A Disaster That Was Waiting to Happen

Written Daniel Faber

Featured in Z Magazine, vol. 12 number 1, (Missouri: Institute of Social and Cultural Communications, Jan 1999). pp. 5-6. Full text.

 

1998

 

The Struggle for Ecological Democracy and Environmental Justice

Written by Daniel Faber

Featured in D. Faber, (ed.), The Struggle for Ecological Democracy: Environmental Justice Movements in the United States (New York: Guilford Press, 1998), pp. 1-26.