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The Resource Taking action, saving lives : our duties to protect environmental and public health, Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Taking action, saving lives : our duties to protect environmental and public health, Kristin Shrader-Frechette

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Taking action, saving lives : our duties to protect environmental and public health
Title
Taking action, saving lives
Title remainder
our duties to protect environmental and public health
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The U.S. government says industrial and agricultural toxins cause at least 10 percent of cancer deaths - 60,000 of 600,000 annually in the United States - and environmentalists put the figure even higher. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control say avoidable U.S. pollution annually costs citizens $13 billion from asthma, $351 billion from cardiovascular disease, and $240 billion from occupational disease and injury." "Why is government not protecting people? In this compelling, disturbing, yet highly readable book, Shrader-Frechette shows how campaign contributions, lobbyists and their control of media, advertisements, and PR can all conspire to manipulate scientific information, withhold data, cover-up pollution-related disease and death, and "capture" regulators. The result is often the best science, politicians, and policy - that money can buy." "Warning against scapegoating any groups, Shrader-Frechette puts the blame - and the solution - squarely on the shoulders of ordinary citizens. She shows how and why virtually everyone in a democracy has justice-based duties to help prevent avoidable, environment-related deaths."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shrader-Frechette, K. S.
Dewey number
362.1
Index
index present
LC call number
RA566
LC item number
.S37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2007 L-078
  • WA 30
NLM item number
S561t 2007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Health
  • Environmental Exposure
  • Social Change
  • Milieugezondheidskunde
  • Openbare gezondheidszorg
  • Veiligheidsmaatregelen
  • Environmental health
  • Milieugezondheidskunde
  • Openbare gezondheidszorg
  • Veiligheidsmaatregelen
  • Bürgerrechtsbewegung
  • Gesundheitsförderung
  • Umweltkrankheit
  • Gesundheitsförderung
  • Bürgerrechtsbewegung
  • Umweltkrankheit
Label
Taking action, saving lives : our duties to protect environmental and public health, Kristin Shrader-Frechette
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Obstacles to responsibility
  • 6.
  • Where we go from here
  • Notes
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Lives at risk
  • 2.
  • Orchestrating ignorance, ignoring consent
  • 3.
  • Private science, public injury
  • 4.
  • Human rights and duties not to harm
Control code
ocm74569946
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 299 pages
Isbn
9780199767243
Lccn
2006052497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o74569946
  • (OCoLC)74569946
Label
Taking action, saving lives : our duties to protect environmental and public health, Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Obstacles to responsibility
  • 6.
  • Where we go from here
  • Notes
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Lives at risk
  • 2.
  • Orchestrating ignorance, ignoring consent
  • 3.
  • Private science, public injury
  • 4.
  • Human rights and duties not to harm
Control code
ocm74569946
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 299 pages
Isbn
9780199767243
Lccn
2006052497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o74569946
  • (OCoLC)74569946

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