From Resistance to Transformation: 50 Years of Environmental & Social Justice Action Research

Robert Gottlieb is the founder and former director of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute and an emeritus professor at Occidental College. He is the author of thirteen books, including Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China (with Simon Ng), and Forcing the Spring, Environmentalism Unbound, and Food Justice (with Anupama Joshi). He is the editor of two series at the MIT Press: “Urban and Industrial Environments” and “Food, Health, and Environment.” In 2012, Gottlieb received the Carey McWilliams Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Studies Association. A longtime environmental and social justice activist, he has researched and participated in social movements for more than 50 years.


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