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Blue and GreenThe Drive for Justice at America's Port$
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Scott L. Cummings

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780262036986

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.001.0001

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Resisting the Port: Activism in Separate Spheres

Resisting the Port: Activism in Separate Spheres

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Blue and Green
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Scott L. Cummings

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.003.0004

This chapter charts the origins of the campaign for clean trucks, showing how activism around port expansion at the community level became intertwined with environmental challenges to pollution and labor movement strategies to reform the port trucking industry.

Keywords:   community organizing, environmental justice, independent contractor, trucking industry, unionization

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