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Environmental health : Third World problems--first world preoccupations

Author: Lorraine Mooney; Roger Bate
Publisher: Oxford ; Woburn, Mass. : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Environmental health.
Oxford ; Woburn, Mass. : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999
(DLC) 98055393
(OCoLC)40575424
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine Mooney; Roger Bate
ISBN: 1591242266 9781591242260 0750642238 9780750642231
OCLC Number: 49708559
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 236 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Malaria and the DDT story / Kelvin Kemm --
Dirty water : cholera in Peru / Enrique Ghersi and Hector Ñaupari --
A sociology of health panics / Frank Furedi --
Ecological risk : actual and hypothetical / Kirill Kondratyev --
Politics, policy, poisoning and food scares / Barrie Craven and Christine Johnson --
Dietary nitrates pose no threat to human health / Jean Louis L'hirondel --
Rachel's folly : the end of chlorine / Michelle Malkin and Michael Fumento --
Organochlorines --
natural and anthropogenic / Gordon Gribble --
Nature's hormone factory / Jonathan Tolman --
The saga of the falling sperm counts / James Le Fanu.
Responsibility: edited by Lorraine Mooney and Roger Bate.

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Talks about the differences in health priorities that exist around the world, and cautions against the export of inappropriate attitudes from developed to less developed countries.  Read more...

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