Police Power and Particulate Matters: Environmental Justice and the Spatialities of In/Securities in US Cities
Lindsey Dillon is a geographer and Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Cruz, with affiliations in the Environmental Studies Department and the Science and Justice Center. Her work looks at environmental and economic justice in US cities, with a focus on the toxic entanglements of race and toxic waste. Theoretically her work is at the intersection of feminist geography, political ecology, critical race theory, and science and technology studies.
Julie Sze is Professor of American Studies at UC Davis. She is also the founding director of the Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis' John Muir Institute for the Environment. She received her doctorate from New York University in American Studies. Sze's research investigates environmental justice and environmental inequality; culture and environment; race, gender and power; and urban/community health and activism. Sze's book, Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice, won the 2008 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, awarded annually to the best published book in American Studies. Her second book is called Fantasy Islands: Chinese Dreams and Ecological Fears in an Age of Climate Crisis (2015). She has authored 2 books, written or co-authored 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has given talks in China, Abu Dhabi, Canada, Germany, France and Italy.
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Lindsey Dillon, Julie Sze; Police Power and Particulate Matters: Environmental Justice and the Spatialities of In/Securities in US Cities. English Language Notes 1 September 2016; 54 (2): 13–23. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00138282-54.2.13
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