Provide the following for each article:
Give a summary of at least two important points raised or facts presented for each page of the article.
Answer the following questions:
· What is the conclusion or central point of the article?
· Did the author back up his or her conclusion to make it plausible? Do you agree with the conclusion?
· Did the author demonstrate a bias? If so, do you think the bias is warranted?
· Has the article and conclusion raised other issues for you? Explain.
You reviews should be:
2+ pages each
New Times Roman 12 Point Font
All of the following articles are from the JSTOR Database which can be accessed through the ELAC Library Web Page http://www.elac.edu/library/index.htm
At the search prompt type in one or two words from the title and the author’s last name. The article you want should come right up.
I highly suggest that you read the abstracts (i.e. summary) of each article before you choose.
Race, Hurricane Katrina, and Government Satisfaction: Examining the Role of Race in Assessing Blame
Richard Forgette, Marvin King, Bryan Dettrey
Publius, Vol. 38, No. 4, Attribution of Governmental Blame in Times of Disaster (Fall, 2008), pp. 671-691
A Socio-Historical Interpretation of Toxic Waste Sites: The Case of Greater Boston
Eric J. Krieg The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 54, No. 1 (Jan., 1995), pp. 1-14
Environmental Injustice: Is Race or Income a Better Predictor?
Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 79, No. 4 (December 1998), pp. 766-778
The Concept of Race and Health Status in America
David R. Williams, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Rueben C. Warren
Public Health Reports (1974-), Vol. 109, No. 1 (Jan. – Feb., 1994), pp. 26-41
Racial formation, environmental racism, and the emergence of Silicon Valley
LISA SUN-HEE PARK, DAVID N. PELLOW
Ethnicities, Vol. 4, No. 3, SPECIAL ISSUE: MAPPING COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF RACIALIZATION IN THE US (September 2004), pp. 403-424
Rethinking Environmental Racism: White Privilege and Urban Development in Southern California
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 90, No. 1 (Mar., 2000), pp. 12-40
Environmental Inequality and the Urbanization of West Coast Watersheds
Sarah S. Elkind
Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 75, No. 1 (February 2006), pp. 53-61
Dealing in Toxins on the Wrong Side of the Tracks: Lessons from a Hazardous Waste Controversy in Phoenix
Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 5, Special Issue on the Environment (December 2008), pp. 1136-1152
Cities in the New Millennium: Environmental Justice, the Spatialization of Race, and Combating Anti-Urbanism
Journal of African American Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1/2 (June 2004), pp. 126-141