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Contested illnesses : citizens, science, and health social movements

Author: Phil Brown; Rachel Morello-Frosch; Stephen Zavestoski; Contested Illnesses Research Group.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. Stakeholders in disputes about illnesses or conditions disagree over their fundamental causes as well as how they should be treated and prevented. This thought-provoking book crosses disciplinary boundaries by engaging with both public health policy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Phil.
Contested illnesses.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011025412
(OCoLC)732776383
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Brown; Rachel Morello-Frosch; Stephen Zavestoski; Contested Illnesses Research Group.
ISBN: 9780520950429 0520950429
OCLC Number: 768082378
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 324 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Environmental justice and contested illnesses / Rachel Morello-Frosch, Phil Brown, and Stephen Zavestoski --
Embodied health movements / Phil Brown [and others] --
Qualitative approaches in environmental health research / Phil Brown --
Getting into the field: new approaches to research methods / Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski --
Environmental justice and the precautionary principle : air toxics exposures and health risks among schoolchildren in Los Angeles / Rachel Morello-Frosch, Manuel Pastor, and James Sadd --
A narrowing gulf of difference? disputes and discoveries in the study of Gulf War related illnesses / Phil Brown [and others] --
The health politics of asthma : environmental justice and collective illness experience / Phil Brown [and others] --
Pollution comes home and gets personal : women's experience of household chemical exposure / Rebecca Gasior Altman [and others] --
The personal is scientific, the scientific is political : the public paradigm of the environmental breast cancer movement / Sabrina McCormick [and others] --
School custodians and green cleaners : labor-environmental coalitions and toxics reduction / Laura Senier [and others] --
Labor-environmental coalition formation : framing and the right to know / Brian Mayer, Phil Brown, and Rachel Morello-Frosch --
The brown superfund research program : a multistakeholder partnership addresses problems in contaminated communities / Laura Senier [and others] --
Toxic ignorance and the right to know : biomonitoring results communication; a survey of scientists and study participants / Rachel Morello-Frosch [and others] --
IRB challenges in community-based participatory research on human exposure to environmental toxics : a case study / Phil Brown [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, and the Contested Illnesses Research Group.

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The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. This book asserts that science,  Read more...
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"[The book's] research avenues are enticing, and their case for closer examination of toxics exposure is compelling." -- Michael Lee World Medical & Health Policy Journal

 
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