Built environments, COVID-19, and environmental injustice : examining the role of settler colonialism and racial capitalism in shaping and transforming eco-social relations in Canada

Aatika Moollabhai
This paper builds on the work of critical environmental justice scholars. I argue that the understanding of environmental injustice requires an expansion beyond conceptualizing environmental injustice as toxic pollutants and external environmental harms being inflicted on marginalized and/or racialized peoples by the settler-colonial state and corporations. Built environments include structures that people work, live, and seek protection from harm and must be included as sites of environmental injustice. The state and corporations that operate under...
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