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The Resource Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement, Phil Brown

Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement, Phil Brown

Label
Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement
Title
Toxic exposures
Title remainder
contested illnesses and the environmental health movement
Statement of responsibility
Phil Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The increase in environmentally induced diseases and the loosening of regulation and safety measures have inspired a massive challenge to established ways of looking at health and the environment. Communities with disease clusters, women facing a growing breast cancer incidence rate, and people of color concerned about the asthma epidemic have become critical of biomedical models that emphasize the role of genetic makeup and individual lifestyle practices. Likewise, scientists have lost patience with their colleagues' and government's failure to adequately address environmental health iss
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Phil
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmentally induced diseases
  • Asthma
  • Breast
  • Persian Gulf syndrome
  • Maladies de l'environnement
  • Asthme
  • Sein
  • Syndrome de la guerre du Golfe
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Asthma
  • Breast
  • Environmentally induced diseases
  • Golfkrieg-Syndrom
  • Umweltkrankheit
  • Kontroverse
  • Umweltbelastung
  • Gesundheitsgefährdung
  • Bürgerrechtsbewegung
  • Einflussnahme
  • Brustkrebs
  • Bronchialasthma
  • Environmental Exposure
  • Asthma
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Environmental Health
  • Persian Gulf Syndrome
  • Public Policy
Label
Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement, Phil Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Citizen-science alliances and health social movements: contested illnesses and challenges to the dominant epidemiological paradigm -- Breast cancer: a powerful movement and a struggle for science -- Asthma, environmental factors, and environmental justice -- Gulf War-related illnesses and the hunt for causation: the "stress of war" vs. the "dirty battlefield" -- Similarities and differences among asthma, breast cancer, and Gulf War illnesses -- The new precautionary approach: a public paradigm in progress -- Implications of the contested illnesses perspective -- Conclusion: the growing environmental health movement
Control code
ocn680628364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 356 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231503259
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/brow12948
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgsznk
  • d02fcea5-9897-4cb9-8020-3c8d024b2a40
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680628364
Label
Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement, Phil Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Citizen-science alliances and health social movements: contested illnesses and challenges to the dominant epidemiological paradigm -- Breast cancer: a powerful movement and a struggle for science -- Asthma, environmental factors, and environmental justice -- Gulf War-related illnesses and the hunt for causation: the "stress of war" vs. the "dirty battlefield" -- Similarities and differences among asthma, breast cancer, and Gulf War illnesses -- The new precautionary approach: a public paradigm in progress -- Implications of the contested illnesses perspective -- Conclusion: the growing environmental health movement
Control code
ocn680628364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 356 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231503259
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/brow12948
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgsznk
  • d02fcea5-9897-4cb9-8020-3c8d024b2a40
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680628364

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