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Polluting under the Radar: Emissions, Inequality, and Concrete Batch Plants in Houston
Environmental Science & Technology

Alex Hollingsworth and colleagues show that concrete batch plants in Houston, TX are collectively a large source of pollution, emitting between 38 and 111 tons of primary PM2.5 emissions annually and being disproportionately located in census tracts with more low-income, Hispanic, and Black populations.

A Framework to Centre Justice in Energy Transition Innovations
Nature Energy

As part of an interdisciplinary team of social scientists, Chris Rea offers a framework to help engineers and practitioners center justice in renewable energy transition innovations.

Food System Dynamics Structuring Nutrition Equity in Racialized Urban Neighborhoods
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Jill Clark identifies nutrition equity as an overarching goal for local food systems, which reflects a state of having freedom, agency, and dignity in food traditions resulting in people and communities healthy in body, mind, and spirit. It is a transformative goal designed to spur system-level interventions that further racial equity through improved local food system dynamics.

Equitable deliberative participation design: A call to use a lens of multidimensional power
Perspectives on Public Management and Governance

Professor Jill Clark examines the use of multidimensional power to promote social justice and equity.

The Three Ages of Government, From the Person, to the Group, to the World

This book, by Professor Jos C.N. Raadschelders, provides the information that all citizens should have about their connections to government, why there is a government, what it does, how it does it, and why we can no longer do without it.

Election Timing, Electorate Composition, and Policy Outcomes: Evidence from School Districts
American Journal of Political Science

Professor Stéphane Lavertu and Vladimir Kogan examine how election timing influences voter composition in terms of partisanship, ideology, and the numerical strength of powerful interest groups. 

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