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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Diversity and intersectionality among environmentally burdened communities in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, USA

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SICOTTE D. ;

  • Dept. of Culture & Communication, Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, ETATS-UNIS

Abstract

This article examines diversity and intersectionality among environmentally burdened communities in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, USA. Location in the city and in industrialised areas near the Delaware River appears to intersect with disadvantage and with racial/ethnic status to boost risk for burdening, while substantially White racial composition, affluence and location near rail lines and in the outer suburbs decrease risk and the number of hazardous facilities. However, more diversity was found among burdened communities than previous research would indicate

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 51, no9 [pp. 1850-1870]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : 4 tabl., 1 carte

Language

Anglais

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1177/0042098013502827

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