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Author Brown, Phil.

Title Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement / Phil Brown.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  RB 152.5 .B76 2007    AVAILABLE
Description xxxiv, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [311]-337) and index.
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.
Subject Environmentally induced diseases.
Asthma -- Etiology.
Breast -- Cancer -- Etiology.
Persian Gulf syndrome -- Etiology.
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects.
Asthma -- etiology.
Breast Neoplasms -- etiology.
Environmental Health -- trends.
Persian Gulf Syndrome -- etiology.
Public Policy.
ISBN 9780231129480 cloth alkaline paper
0231129483 cloth alkaline paper

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