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Labor-environmental Coalitions

Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region (Work, Health, and Environment Series) (Work, Health, and Environment Series)

by Thomas Estabrook

  • 175 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Baywood Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum & oil industries,
  • Trade unions,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Labor,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Case studies,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Louisiana,
  • Petroleum chemicals industry,
  • Political activity,
  • Working class

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11306842M
    ISBN 100895033070
    ISBN 109780895033079

    #Daisy-Rooks. New Scholars Grant. Labor Research and Action Network. “Rethinking Labor-Environmental Coalitions in Rural Areas and Small Towns.” ($2,). Faculty Professional Development Award to attend the Scholarly Writing Retreat at Lewis and Clark College. University of Montana Office of the Provost. ($1,). In Blue-Green Coalitions, Brian Mayer answers these questions by focusing on the role that health-related issues have played in creating a common ground between the two groups. By recognizing that the same toxics that cause workplace hazards escape into surrounding communities and the environment, workers and environmentalists are able to.

    Labor and the Environmental Movement examines why, when, and how labor unions and environmental organizations either cooperate or come into conflict. By exploring the interorganizational dynamics that are crucial to cooperative efforts and presenting detailed studies of labor-environmental group coalition building from around the country. Book Description: The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. Stakeholders in disputes about illnesses or conditions disagree over their fundamental causes as well as how they should be treated and prevented.

    Book Reviews: Labor-Environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region By Thomas Estabrook. Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing. J. Timmons Roberts. J. Timmons Roberts. College of William and Mary, USA P.O. Box Williamsburg, VA , [email protected]. The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) is an alliance of labor, community, and environmental organizations working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment. WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns to.


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Labor-environmental Coalitions by Thomas Estabrook Download PDF EPUB FB2

Labor-Environmental Coalitions"" explores the dynamics of the Louisiana coalition to offer lessons for other coalition efforts. The book seeks to understand coalitions as a necessary strategy to counteract the dominant forces of capitalist development.

The author contends that the Labor-Neighbor Project, like labor-community coalitions Cited by: 5. Labor-Environmental Coalitions"" explores the dynamics of the Louisiana coalition to offer lessons for other coalition efforts.

The book seeks to understand coalitions as a necessary strategy to counteract the dominant forces of capitalist development. The author contends that the Labor-Neighbor Project, like labor-community coalitions.

Labor-Environmental Coalitions"" explores the dynamics of the Louisiana coalition to offer lessons for other coalition efforts.

The book seeks to understand coalitions as a necessary strategy to counteract the dominant forces of capitalist by: 5. Thomas Estabrook, Ph.D., lead educator with The New England Consortium (TNEC) has a new book Labor-Environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region.

Published by Baywood as part of their Work, Health and Environment Series and edited by Charles Levenstein and John Wooding, the book explores the dynamics of the Louisiana coalition to offer lessons for other.

Labor-Environmental Coalitions"" explores the dynamics of the Louisiana coalition to offer lessons for other coalition efforts. The book seeks to understand coalitions as a necessary strategy to counteract the dominant forces of capitalist development.

Labor-Environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region, Hardcover by Estabrook, Thomas, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Traces the development of the Louisiana Labor-Neighbor Project from to the present, within the context of a long history of divisions between labor and community in the.

Labor-environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region Work, Health and Environment Series: : Thomas Estabrook, Charles Levenstein, John Wooding: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: Thomas Estabrook. Labor and environment: out of crisis, a progressive streak --Building a theory of labor-community coalitions --Labor-environmental history: from collaboration to division and back again --The BASF lockout and the origins of the Louisiana labor-neighbor project --The flow and ebb of the Louisiana labor-neighbor project --Building winning labor.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (ix, pages): illustrations, maps: Contents: Chapter 1: Labor and Environment: Out of Crisis a Progressive Spark Chapter 2: Building a Theory of Labor-Community CoalitionsChapter 3: Labor-Environmental History: From Collaboration to Division and Back AgainChapter 4: The BASF Lockout and the Origins.

Coalitions across the Class Divide argues that the seeds of this new society are being sown by those who learn to bridge working and middle-class movements and cultures. A new generation of activists is seizing a historic opportunity to organize coalitions across the labor, peace, environmental, and other movements that have previously worked Cited by: In his new book, “Labor-Environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region,” Thomas Estabrook explores the power of combining forces for the benefit of workers and the good of the environment.

The volume is part of the Work, Health and Environment Series. Relations between the labor and environmental movements exist within a complex web of clashing interests, electoral politics, and attempts to form enduring blue-green coalitions.

Labour and the environment are two different concepts that can be linked as one. Labour is defined as a task that is performed, typically for an economic return. Environment is defined as air, water, minerals, organisms, and all factors that contribute to ecology. It is the gregarious and cultural pressures that builds the lives of individuals or an entire population.

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Thomas Estabrook, Charles Levenstein, John Wooding Janu Inthe oil, chemical and atomic workers began a 5-year campaign to win back the jobs of its members locked out by the BASF Corp. in Geismar, Louisiana. Labor-environmental coalitions [electronic resource]: lessons from a Louisiana petrochemical region / Thomas Estabrook.

Main author: Estabrook, Thomas. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. in my case studies and insight on the current climate of labor-environmental coalitions in the U.S. Smith was key in my understanding of the Blue-Green Alliance’s place within the Sierra Club and how it is valued within the organization.

He also highlighted potential of. However, contingent coalitions can also be formed based on common interests. For example, Frundt () notes that labor and environmental organizations fighting banana plantations in Costa Rica.

[Excerpt] My goal in this book is to examine the formation of labor-environmental alliances that focus on health issues. Health concerns are increasingly a common ground on which blue-green coalitions are developing across the United States. Activists from both movements often see health issues through different lenses, which lends a particular slant to how they approach potential solutions Cited by: Book Description: What do unions and environmental groups have to gain by working together and how do they overcome their differences.

In Blue-Green Coalitions, Brian Mayer answers these questions by focusing on the role that health-related issues have played in creating a common ground between the two recognizing that the same toxics that cause workplace hazards escape into.

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