Plus, the philosophy was often repetitive - as is the way with academic books, I suppose. Waldron. What I loved about “There’s Something In The Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities” by Ingrid R. G. Waldron:⁣, Marcy's list for students concerned about climate change, A Romance Writer's Year of Red-Hot Reading. In this study, Waldron highlights how environmental crises/issues disproportionately affect Indigenous and Black communities in Canada (while focusing specifically on Nova Scotia). Environmental racism wasn’t really on my radar until recently, and I’m shocked at my previous ignorance. By and large, the environmental justice narrative in Nova Scotia fails to make race explicit, obscuring it within discussions on class, and this type of strategic inadvertence mutes the specificity of Mi’kmaq and African Nova Scotian experiences with racism and environmental hazards in Nova Scotia. Wonderfully written and extremely well researched, There’s Something in the Water is an eye-opening book that reveals many details of marginalized communities struggles combatting environmental racism. Caution: Waldron has a tendency to use jargon, so prepare to do additional research if unfamiliar with environmental justice literature. Listen now to 237 - There's Something In The Water: Environmental Racism w/ Dr. Ingrid Waldron from Sickboy on Chartable. I was really interested in what the individuals from the various communities had to say, and less interested in the philosophy. The rating is no comment on the ideas, just a judgment of it as a book. There's something in the water [electronic resource (eBook)] : environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities / Ingrid R.G. A relatively short book to propel me deeper into my awareness journey about indigenous issues in Canada. There’s Something In The Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities eBook: Waldron, Ingrid R. G.: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store Plus, the philosophy was often repetitive - as is the way with academic books, I suppose. Stream Ep 02: There's Something In The Water with Ingrid Waldron by Bookings - The King's Co-op Bookstore Podcast from desktop or your mobile device Start by marking “There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Ellen Page says it’s “pretty unbelievable” that the documentary film, “There’s Something in the Water,” which she co-directed in 2019 with her friend Ian Daniel and co-produced with Dalhousie University professor Ingrid Waldron, will be available for viewing around the world on Netflix starting March 27. In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. (full review). With John Bates, Dorene Bernard, Stephen Colbert, Rufus Copage. Be the first to ask a question about There's Something in the Water. I was really interested in what the individuals from the various communities had to say, and less interested in the philosophy. By Ingrid R G Waldron. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Canada needs to wake up and realize that when it comes to the systemic racism we so condemn in the states, it’s happening right in our backyards to the indigenous and vulnerable population. A must-read for any East Coast environmental group or anyone concerned about the environmental impact government decisions have on marginalized communities. Dr. Ingrid Waldron, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS and the ENRICH Project (Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities and Community Health). Page is no stranger to Netflix audiences. There's Something in the Water is a 2019 Canadian documentary film, directed by Elliot Page and Ian Daniel. Subscribe to our newsletter and take 10% off your first purchase. I had never heard of the terms “environmental racism” and “environmental justice” prior to reading this book and I am glad that I am no longer ignorant to the fact that systemic racism in Canada is ongoing in multifaceted ways. It highlights the long road that Canada has ahead in doing right by Indigenous and Black communities and eradicating the structural issues that lead to environmental racism in the first place. The injustices and injuries caused by environmental racism in her home province, in this urgent documentary on Indigenous and African Nova Scotian women fighting to protect their communities, their land, and their futures. Refresh and try again. Directed by Ian Daniel, Elliot Page. Author of the book There is Something in the Water, Dr. Ingrid Waldron is a powerhouse of a community activist and researcher.Using community based participatory research (CBPR) to examine environmental racism in Nova Scotia, Dr. Waldron took on the ENRICH Project in 2012. Waldron, I.R.G (2019). See historical chart positions, reviews, and more. “Reckoning with Canada’s denial of its colonial past, present and erasure of marginalized communities, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the impacts of environmental racism in Canada and beyond.”, “Waldron contends that issues of environmental racism cannot be disentangled from racial capitalism, and other forms of systemic social structures “within which race, gender, income, class, and other social factors get inscribed in subtle ways to cause harm to mostly rural, remote, geographically isolated and, therefore,‘invisible’ communities” in Nova Scotia.”, — Transmotion, Vol 5, No 1 (2019) To see what your friends thought of this book. April 2nd 2018 I just think the book would have been much more interesting if the author chose to discuss the philosophy and academic stuff in the first couple of chapters, and then, for the rest of the book, focus on the communities in Nova Scotia and the individuals in those communities. However, the writing style is ponderous and has been heavily seeded with academic-speak. Using settler colonialism as the overarching theory, Waldron unpacks how environmental racism operates as a mechanism of erasure enabled by the intersecting dynamics of white supremacy, power, state-sanctioned racial violence, neoliberalism and racial capitalism in white settler societies. About this Item. However, honestly, I would have preferred less academic speak, and more details about the concrete examples. “In There’s Something In The Water, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. The book was also the inspiration for the Netflix Documentary by the same name. "In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. I just think the book would have been much more interesting if the author chose to discuss the philo. This book has sections that are very academic and sometimes the writing can come across as pompous. In "There's Something In The Water", Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ingrid Waldron is the author of There’s Something in the Water and co-producer of the documentary film of the same name. In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. ISBN: 9781773630571 format: Trade paperback pages: 184 publisher: Fernwood Publishing pub. There's Something In The Water Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities. In There's Something In The Water, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. I am very glad to have been recommended this book and would recommend it to every Canadian. Join us when Ingrid Waldron discusses her book, There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities.Using Nova Scotia as a case study and colonialism as the overarching theory, she examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada. This books deals with an important issue, and one that has been largely neglected, and I salute the author for writing it, and for her work on the ENRICH project and Bill 111. This book was a lot of work to read and I will admit that I really struggled with it! However, honestly, I would have preferred less academic speak, and more details about the concrete examples. I gave this book a 3-star rating because I feel it is an important read. Menu. In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities. (2018) There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous & Black communities. I gave this book a 3-star rating because I feel it is an important read. Daily Recco, December 3: There’s Something in the Water. Archetypes of Black womanhood: Implications for mental health, coping and help-seeking. "In There's Something In The Water, Ingrid R. G. 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