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Davies, Kate, 1956-
The rise of the U.S. environmental health movement / Kate Davies
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2013
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 4th Floor  RA566.3 .D38 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Environmental health -- United States -- History
Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Environmentalism -- United States -- History
Physical Description xxviii, 259 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt. I. Historical and Cultural Roots: 1. The European ancestry of environmental health; 2. Early environmental public health in the United States; 3. Environmentalism and economic growth; 4. The birth of the U.S. environmental health movement -- Pt. II. The Contemporary Movement: 5. Organizations and issues; 6. Making environmental issues personal; 7.Precaution and the limitations of science; 8. Environmental justice and the right to a healthy environment; 9. Changing economics, the markets, and business -- Conclusion and next steps: strategies for social change
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