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Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings and Lauren Harris

sanctioning and/or implementing governments, and (iv) opportunities for humanitarian collaboration with North Korean counterparts. The exemptions process covers aspects of actually applying for sanctions or, in the case of US citizens, travel exemption. Dealings with third parties considers business with entities like banks and suppliers. Interactions with sanctioning and/or implementing governments covers relationships and exchanges involving humanitarian organisations and government entities outside the DPRK. Opportunities for humanitarian collaboration with North Korean

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Open Access (free)
Environmental justice and citizen science in a post-truth age
Editors: Thom Davies and Alice Mah

This book examines the relationship between environmental justice and citizen science, focusing on enduring issues and new challenges in a post-truth age. Debates over science, facts, and values have always been pivotal within environmental justice struggles. For decades, environmental justice activists have campaigned against the misuses of science, while at the same time engaging in community-led citizen science. However, post-truth politics has threatened science itself. This book makes the case for the importance of science, knowledge, and data that are produced by and for ordinary people living with environmental risks and hazards. The international, interdisciplinary contributions range from grassroots environmental justice struggles in American hog country and contaminated indigenous communities, to local environmental controversies in Spain and China, to questions about “knowledge justice,” citizenship, participation, and data in citizen science surrounding toxicity. The book features inspiring studies of community-based participatory environmental health and justice research; different ways of sensing, witnessing, and interpreting environmental injustice; political strategies for seeking environmental justice; and ways of expanding the concepts and forms of engagement of citizen science around the world. While the book will be of critical interest to specialists in social and environmental sciences, it will also be accessible to graduate and postgraduate audiences. More broadly, the book will appeal to members of the public interested in social justice issues, as well as community members who are thinking about participating in citizen science and activism. Toxic Truths includes distinguished contributing authors in the field of environmental justice, alongside cutting-edge research from emerging scholars and community activists.

Tribal identity, civic dislocation, and environmental health research
Elizabeth Hoover

Indians. Regardless of the citizenship rules applied by the tribal governments in Akwesasne, the concern was that outside government entities would work to discredit these ­affiliations – ­not because the community felt that this was true, or had any doubts about their own “Indianness,” but because past experiences, especially with the state government, have supported a concern that outsiders would use any tools at their disposal to disenfranchise the community. One of the fieldworkers, Loralee, described the scenario in terms of government programs that non

in Toxic truths