PANUPS: Resource Pointer #127

                         P A N U P S
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Resource Pointer #127

May 22, 1997

For copies of the following resources, please contact 
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.


*Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano 
Struggles in the Southwest, 1996.* Laura Pulido. 
Investigates environmental racism and economic justice 
in U.S. Southwest. Focuses on two struggles: United Farm 
Workers' pesticide campaign from 1965-1971 and conflict 
between mainstream environmentalists and a Hispanic 
cooperative in Northern New Mexico. Examines how 
marginalized groups use available resources to improve 
their social, economic and environmental conditions. 
Discusses strategic and tactical differences between 
mainstream environmental movements and 
economic/environmental justice movements. 282 pp. 
US$17.95. University of Arizona Press, 1230 North Park 
Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719; phone (520) 621-1441; fax 
(520) 621-8899.

*Liberation Ecologies: Environment, Development, Social 
Movements, 1996.* Richard Peet and Michael Watts, eds. 
Examines economic and agricultural development policies 
in terms of ecological and social justice. Discusses 
various interpretations of "environment" and 
"development" in Third World countries, and presents 
case studies of development projects in many countries, 
including China, Ecuador, Gambia, Indonesia, Madagascar 
and Zimbabwe. Describes problems associated with Green 
Revolution strategies. 273 pp. US$19.95. Routledge 
Press, 29 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001-2299; 
phone (212) 244-3336; fax (212) 564-7854.

*Democracy Undermined, Economic Justice Denied: 
Structural Adjustment and the Aid Juggernaut in Haiti, 
1997.* Lisa McGowan. Analyzes effects of structural 
adjustment policies on Haiti. Describes negative impacts 
of these policies on farm workers and rural poor and 
provides recommendations for how to implement 
alternative development policies. 35 pp. US$5. The 
Development Group for Alternative Policies, Inc., 927 
15th St, NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone 
(202) 898-1566; fax (202) 898-1612; email dgap@igc.org. 

*Globalisation of Agriculture and the Growth of Food 
Insecurity, 1996.* Dr. Vandana Shiva. Argues that food 
security is a fundamental human right, and describes why 
globalisation of agriculture cannot provide food 
security. Presents case studies of food insecurity in 
Mexico, Russia, Japan, Kenya and other countries, and 
discusses range of issues related to globalization of 
agriculture, free trade and environmental 
sustainability. 30 pp. For cost and ordering 
information, contact Research Foundation for Science, 
Technology and Natural Resource Policy, A-60, Hauz Khas, 
New Delhi, 110 016, India; phone (91 11) 696 8077; fax 
(91 11) 685-6795. 

*NAFTA's Broken Promises: Failure to Create Jobs, 1997.* 
Public Citizen. Presents findings of study regarding 
whether U.S. manufacturing companies have met job-
creation goals due to NAFTA. Compares statements and 
promises made by corporate officials prior to NAFTA with 
situation three years after its passage. Finds that job 
loss in U.S. has been exacerbated by NAFTA and that most 
companies that promised new jobs have not delivered 
them. 41 pp. US$10. Public Citizen Publications, 1600 
20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009; phone toll free 
(800) 289-3787; fax (202) 588-7798; 

We encourage those interested in having resources listed 
in the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of 
publications, videos or other sources to our office 
(address listed below) or to contact Information Program 
Associate Adam Kirshner for further information.  

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