The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement

This is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment effect human health and well being Born in 1978 when Lois Gibbs organized her neighbors to protest the health effects of a toxic waste dump inThis is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment effect human health and well being Born in 1978 when Lois Gibbs organized her neighbors to protest the health effects of a toxic waste dump in Love Canal, New York, the movement has spread across the United States and throughout the world By placing human health at the center of its environmental argument, this movement has achieved many victories in community mobilization and legislative reform In The Rise of the U.S Environmental Health Movement, environmental health expert Kate Davies describes the movement s historical, ideological, and cultural roots and analyzes its strategies and successes.
The Rise of the U S Environmental Health Movement This is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement which unlike many parts of the environmental movement focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazar

  • Title: The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement
  • Author: Kate Davies
  • ISBN: 9781442221376
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Hardcover
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