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Environmental Health Justice: Exide Battery Recycling Plant Case Study

  Environmental Health Justice: Exide Battery Recycling Plant Case Study  by   Naomi J. Antinarelli    Professor Deike Peters    Senior Capstone Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of B.A. in Liberal Arts  Environmental Studies Concentration    2020   Abstract This capstone investigates the significance of the Exide battery recycling plant …

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Asthma Disparities: A sociological perspective

  Asthma in the U.S.  Uncontrolled Asthma and Racial Disparities   Soka University of America  Professor Danielle Denardo  Adv. Sociology: Health Inequalities Naomi Antinarelli  November 26, 2019   Introduction  Asthma is a chronic non-communicable disease in which recurrent attacks of breathlessness, wheezing and inflammation of the lung airways occur. The severity of asthma varies individually; …

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Rethinking Environmentalism: Capitalism, Colonialism, and The Built Environment

Introduction to Settler-colonialism and The Environment Environmentalism that only aims to “protect” the environment does not adequately address the pressing needs of marginalized communities (ex. Native Americans) who have been the first to feel the effects of environmental degradation. A definition of environment that limits itself to pristine nature or ecology of natural systems is …

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